Entries by Sarah

Meet Anjali, the new Manager at WORK+SHELTER

Anjali Bhatnagar is a graduate from Indian Institute of Crafts and Design, Jaipur, with specialization in soft material application. She has worked with organizations like Aga Khan Foundation; Asian Heritage Foundation; All India Artisans and Craftworkers Welfare Association and has been focusing on forward as well as backward linkages for artisan communities. Anjali has been a catalyst […]


WORK+SHELTER is teaming up with Sweatertoys! The lovely creator of Sweatertoys, Caitlin Wicker ( far right picture), answered a few of our questions so you could get to know her a little better! How did the idea of Sweatertoys come about? Sweatertoys came to life back in 2005. My sister’s favorite childhood stuffed bunny, Pinksey, […]

Meet Ramkali

  Meet Ramkali A member of the lowest caste system, the Dalit, she is uneducated and was never taught to read or write. She is 35, a mother of 5 and married to a broommaker who, even though his income is only 4000 Rupees a month (approximately $80 USD), forced her to continue having children […]