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Care Kashmir

The members of Care Kashmir are practicing the traditional craft of papier-mâché and leather work using traditional crewel and Aari embroidery for decoration. Each craftsman is an artist either with brush or needle.

ABOUT CARE KASHMIR - October 2016
NameCare Kashmir
Location in IndiaSrinagar, Kashmir
Type of GroupSociety
Type of CraftPapier-mâché and leather work
ProductsPapier-mâché boxes, decorations, trays, bowls. Suade leather purses and bags
No. of women4
No. of men6
Total10
Leprosy affected0
Family member of people affected by leprosy1
Other disabilities2
No. of artisans with no disabilities7
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BUSINESS
Sales to MESH in 2014-15Rs. 731,551
Total Sales in the year 2014-15Rs. 739,551
Sales to MESH 2015-16Rs. 924,071
Total sales in the year 2015-16Rs. 924,071
Sales target to MESH in 2016-17Rs. 1,500,000
Total sales target in 2016-17Unclear
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DEVELOPMENTS
1. Development or capacity building programmes organised by the group in 2015-16Fair Trade Meetings
2. Group 's participation in capacity building programmesAttended a meeting on "Save Dal Lake" organised by J&K Govert. MESH's Network meeting
3. New products introduced in the yearPainted cross, white painted rabbit, golden bowl, holly leaf candlstand, sitting angels decorations, trinket boxes, flat boxes , hanging sparrows, assorted leatehr purses.
4a. Achievements/changes in the group in the yearCompleting orders on time. To achieve this gaol we kept in stock most of our regular raw materials
5. New activities actions in the yearTrying to complete our records for FT compliance.
6. Major learnings in the last yearNil
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Fair Trade affiliationsNone