An embroidery artisan at St Mary's

An embroidery artisan at St Mary's

Mrs Rasida Vora with a completed 'Tree of Life' wallhanging

Mrs Rasida Vora with a completed 'Tree of Life' wallhanging

The women waiting to have their work checked

The women waiting to have their work checked

Two artisans working together on an embroidery piece

Two artisans working together on an embroidery piece

St Mary’s Mahila Shikshan Kendra

India

The traditional Kathiawadi style of embroidery and mirror work is preserved through St Mary’s work with talented traditional artisans in the west Indian city of Ahmedabad. Women from all religious beliefs unite within this group to collaborate on the creation of high quality work, bringing about economic independence and learning leadership skills.