About this Artisan
The young women of Shelano have come from the slums in the south of Kolkata, India. Finding a job is difficult, if not impossible, with their background and limited education. By purchasing their handmade products, you are not only getting a fairly-traded product, but also giving a woman an opportunity to take care of her family and invest in the future. Each throw is unique and is made by a unique woman with a unique story. As it goes from her hands to yours, you are help a woman earn some money of her own and contribute to her confidence and well-being.