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Khadim Handicrafts

Khadim welfare Society

 
ABOUT KHADIM HANDICRAFTS - October 2016
NameKhadim Handicrafts
Location in IndiaSambhal, U.P.
Type of GroupSocial Enterprise
Type of CraftBead making, wood and horn and bone carving,
ProductsBoxes, trays, jewellery
No. of women3
No. of men9
Total12
Leprosy affected0
Family member of people affected by leprosy0
Other disabilities3
No. of artisans with no disabilities9
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BUSINESS
Sales to MESH in 2014-15Rs. 344,503
Total Sales in the year 2014-15Rs. 1,954,108
Sales to MESH 2015-16Rs. 927,587
Total sales in the year 2015-16Rs. 1,087,080
Sales target to MESH in 2016-17Rs. 3,000,000
Total sales target in 2016-17Rs. 4,000,000
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DEVELOPMENTS
1. Capacity building programmes organised by the group in 2015-16Women's Day event
2. Group 's participation in capacity building programmesMESH's Fair Trade Training and MESH's Network Meeting
3. New products introduced in the year
4. Achievements/changes in the group in the yearCutter machine purchased for higher production
5. New activities actions in the yearKhadim started a new informal school for needy children
6. Major learnings in the last yearTo improve the workshop
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Fair Trade affiliationsUnder MESH's Fair Trade monitoring system


FILMS

A quick look at what is involved in checking and packing hand crafted mother of pearl bangle sets for export



The informal school started by Khadim Handicrafts in 2016 provides out of school classes for some of the local children. In this film they are practicing their multiplication tables!