Champa Halder, a paper artisan displaying a beautiful Christmas decoration

Champa Halder, a paper artisan displaying a beautiful Christmas decoration

The women of Keya Palm Enterprises, wearing their springtime saris

The women of Keya Palm Enterprises, wearing their springtime saris

Renu Begum and Melina Sarkar making silk paper

Renu Begum and Melina Sarkar making silk paper

Gouri Adhikary carrying dyed palm leaves for basket weaving

Gouri Adhikary carrying dyed palm leaves for basket weaving

Prokritee

Bangladesh

Prokritee works with more than 1000 women producers in rural villages who run their own producer organisations aimed at creating self-reliance. Savings’ programmes are set up at each enterprise and training is provided in adult literacy, leadership development and group management.