Weave Together

A project in Assam, India by Prarthana Majumdar
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Empowering Women Cotton Weavers in Eastern India: More Economic Independence and Better Social Lives.
Backers: 47
Average Daily Pledges: €91
Average Pledge Per Backer: €106

Funding: €4,992 of €5,000
Dates: May 29th -> Jul 28th (60 days)
Project By: Prarthana Majumdar
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Latest News

Almost There! Help Us Cross the Finish Line.

July 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Kickstarter Community, We are almost reaching the finish line. We are so happy to be 93% funded. As we had mentioned earlier, we have already started production. We are trying to finish with the weaving process soon.  Having said that, we are... (Read More)

Unraveling the Captivating Differences: Muga Silk vs. Ghicha Silk

July 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Backers,  In this update, we'll explore the distinct characteristics of two unique silk varieties – Muga and Ghicha. Muga Silk: A Golden Delight Muga silk, produced by the Antheraea assamensis silkworm, is known for its alluring golden... (Read More)

Exciting New Additions to Our Product Line

July 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear backers, I hope this message finds you well. I'm thrilled to share some exciting news with you - we've been working hard behind the scenes to expand our product offerings, and we can't wait to introduce you to our latest creations. Cotton Stoles... (Read More)

Women led craft clusters of Nagaland

July 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear backers, We recently had the opportunity to explore vibrant women-led craft clusters in remote Nagaland villages. From banana fiber weavers to artisans creating beautiful table linens, pillow covers, and accessories, we were inspired by their... (Read More)

Assam Floods 2024 and Why our Work is Needed.

July 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Kickstarter Community, The annual floods in Assam have once again caused widespread devastation in 2024, affecting over 100,000 individuals across 14 districts and resulting in 107 deaths. The relentless monsoon rains have led to severe... (Read More)

The Weaving Women of Nagaland

July 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Backers, Recently, we had the privilege of travelling to a remote area in Nagaland to meet a group of incredible craftswomen who are actively preserving indigenous design knowledge through their intricate weaving. These women, despite being... (Read More)

60% Funded. Production Started.

June 26th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Backers,  We are 60% funded already. We have started the weaving of the cotton. Before the campaign closes, we will start the dyeing process as well. Best,  Prarthana   (Read More)

Upcoming Products with Eco-printed Silk.

June 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Backers, I hope you had a great weekend. We are happy to let you know that we have started production already so that we can deliver on time. We will soon be posting updates of our upcoming projects. Our eco-print line is going superb and we... (Read More)

Progress Update: Enhancing Quality and Collaboration in Our Cluster

June 19th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Backers, While we have been working with this cluster trying to take them from making to exporting, and from unstitched wearables to garments, we have recognised several "needs." Collaboration with a professional textile/ fashion designer(s). ... (Read More)

50% Funded! 🎉

June 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello, Hope you are having a great weekend. We are so happy to be 50% funded already. We feel positive of driving this campaign to success. We have also been working on several products with this cluster such as bags, robes and towels. We will post... (Read More)

Experimental upskilling with Eco-printing with local flowers.

June 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello! We did an experiment recently: blended organic cotton with Habutai silk, and tried eco-printing with local flowers and organic dyes. And it was a success. We hope to make products such as robes and shrugs with textiles eco-printed by the... (Read More)

We are over 40% Funded!

June 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello everyone, Great news! "WeaveTogether" is now 41% funded! 🌟 We hope to reach our goal soon.   Warm regards,  Prarthana  (Read More)

Exciting News: Women in Tech & Beauty fund.

June 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Everyone, We’ve received a pledge from the Women in Tech & Beauty fund! 🎉We now have a new badge in the L'oréal Paris page.  This generous pledge brings us closer to empowering skilled women weavers in semi-urban India through... (Read More)

From stoles to higher creative expression.

June 5th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Kickstarter Community, We, as designers, try hard to only collaborate, and not to impose our design sense on the indigenous makers. We find it refreshingly surprising that the women weavers have started ideating on their own. Our aim is to... (Read More)

23% Funded and Looking Up.

June 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Kickstarter Community, We are very happy to have raised 23% of our goal in just 7 days. We will highly appreciate it if you could refer us to your friends and acquaintances who might find our work and products interesting. At the moment, we are... (Read More)

Easy Peasy, Lemon Squeezy!

June 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Hey!Do you ever feel the urge to experimentally dye something at home? It is very simple. For a start, you could dye a handkerchief light green by boiling it with onion peel. But please note that onions from different regions and different seasons... (Read More)

Why Clusters have Kids.

June 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Community, Our work gives us satisfaction as we make positive impact in the lives of children. Many of the women in our cluster pay the school fees of their children with their earnings. Some of them also accompany their mothers to work on days... (Read More)

Add-On: Handwoven cotton towel from Assam.

May 31st - via: kickstarter.com
Hi Again! We have a new add-on now: a handwoven Assamese hand-towel. It is perfect for use in the kitchen. Hope you like it.   Best, Prarthana   (Read More)

Kickstarter's "Project We Love."

May 31st - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Kickstarter Community, We are so happy that just after launch, we earned Kickstarter's "Project We Love" Badge. It encourages us to bring more and more high-quality products in future from these women clusters.Warm Regards, Prarthana  (Read More)

Incredible start!

May 30th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi there,  We are happy that we raised almost 10% of our target in less than 24 hours from launch. Our backers are from the US and western Europe.  Thank you to those who took the first leap of faith with us. We will soon add an traditional... (Read More)

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