Workshop on World Fair Trade day

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On the occasion of world Fair Trade day, SETU conducted a workshop spreading awareness about the concept of Fair Trade and its importance in today's world. The session was organized at Chomu village, Jaipur, Rajasthan. The program started with an introduction on the basic Fair Trade model of doing business. How it is an artisan friendly concept and what are its implications in today's fast paced world. The ten principles of Fair Trade were also discussed. It was explained what the artisans' rights are & what they should ask for. SETU … [Read more...]

Skill up gradation workshop for silver jewellery artisans

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With an objective to constantly upgrade the skill sets of artisans, Kallista designs in association with SETU Society, organised a skill up-gradation workshop for the silver jewelry artisans at Jaipur. These artisans are working with us since a long time and we have supported them in multiple ways, like: by providing monetary help in purchasing raw material for jewellery, by sponsoring advanced machinery for finishing and cleaning during the jewellery making process, Design support etc. To help them earn sustainable livelihood, Kallista also … [Read more...]

Celebrating World Fair Trade Day..

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World Fair Trade Day takes place on the second Saturday of May each year to bring together the fair trade movement in a global day of activation for real change. It is an inclusive worldwide festival of events celebrating fair trade's contribution to the fight against poverty, exploitation, and climate change. To celebrate the day, SETU organized an awareness workshop to increase understanding about the Fair Trade & ethical business concept among Blue Pottery artisans. SETU has been associated with these artisans for over a year. … [Read more...]

Celebrating World Earth Day at SETU..

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Earth Day is observed every year on April 22nd worldwide. Various events are held to demonstrate support for environmental protection. First celebrated in 1970, more than 193 countries are now coordinated globally by the Earth Day Network. At SETU, we celebrated the day in association with one of our partner artisan groups engaged in hand printing & dyeing work. The group is working with SETU for the past many years and is based at Jodhpur, Rajasthan. The artisans make beautiful designs in block print & shibori on cotton & silk … [Read more...]

International Women’s Day at SETU

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One of SETU's biggest mission is to strive for women empowerment. To achieve this objective, we at SETU are constantly working towards introducing the women artisans to skill based employment avenues so that they can support their families financially and thus have an equal say in the society. To increase awareness on the subject, on the occasion of women's day, a workshop was organised by SETU for the women artisans of JSS Rajivika Self Help Group, Rajasthan. SETU has been working with these women for almost two years. It is an all women … [Read more...]

Community Mobilization and Environmental Awareness Program on the Occasion of World Earth Day..

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Earth Day is celebrated annually on April 22. On this day, events are held worldwide to demonstrate support for environmental protection. It was first celebrated in the year 1970, and is now observed in more than 193 countries every year. SETU marked the occasion by conducting a Community mobilization and Environmental Awareness Program on this day. The venue selected for the green event was Sant Kabir Ashram, Gwalior. The area has too much concrete but lacks greenery. The community mobilization program started at around 8'O clock in the … [Read more...]

Awareness Workshop on eradication of Child Labour

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SETU regularly organizes workshops to spread awareness on issues of social concern and artisan's welfare. In the series, workshop on eradication of child labour and protection of child rights was organised on the occasion of 'World Day against Child Labour'. The programme was conducted for our jewelry making artisans at New Delhi. World Day against Child Labour is an International Labour Organization (ILO) sanctioned holiday that aims to raise awareness and activism to prevent child labour. It is held every year on June 12. The basic … [Read more...]

Celebrating World Fair Trade day at SETU

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Awareness campaign on Fair Trade The World Fair Trade Day is an initiative of the World Fair Trade Organization (WFTO) that takes place on the second Saturday of May every year. It is an inclusive worldwide festival of events celebrating Fair Trade as a powerful means of socio-economic transformation for the world's most vulnerable population. SETU observed the World Fair Trade Day by organising an awareness campaign on the concept of Fair Trade on 9th May 2015. The campaign was carried out at all the major tourist attractions of Jaipur … [Read more...]

Celebrating International Labour day at SETU

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Awareness workshop addressing labour rights International Workers' Day, also known as Labour Day in some places, is a celebration in the honour of labourers and the working classes that is promoted by the international labour movement and occurs every year on 1st of May. SETU observed the occasion by organising an awareness workshop discussing the origins of the day and rights of the working class, amongst the under privileged women working as labourers. These women work as casual labour, are unaware about their rights and are prone to … [Read more...]

Workshop generating awareness on child labour

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SETU organized a workshop for spreading awareness on the burning issue of child labour, especially in the craft sector of making lacquer products, at one of our partner artisan groups on 28th September in Jaipur (Rajasthan). This group is engaged in making lacquer products and makes beautiful artefacts & jewelry. The workshop was considered necessary for the artisans & their families to make them aware about the ill-effects of child labor, the existing legal framework on the issue and how it ruins a child's life and deprives children of … [Read more...]

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