07-19 April 2018

SKV Launches Outreach program in Kumaon

SKV is thrilled to begin a new Outreach project with Avani in Kumaon! The Artisan Designer team, along with veteran faculty Lokesh Ghai, conducted the initial workshop in April. Overcoming cultural and gender barriers, as well as wariness of “training,” the team succeeded in enthusing the women weavers, and building their courage.

At first it was hard teaching principles of design. We had to really get a grasp on what we knew. But the women understood, because we taught in their language- not just Hindi, but the language of craft~” Pachanbhai

SKV Launches Outreach program in Kumaon