ARTISANS IN KOLKATA
Your purchase helps talented artisans in the poorest parts of Kolkata earn a living and get a fair price for their work while preserving traditional Indian handcrafts.
Since 1996, SERRV International has partnered with artisans in Kolkata, providing a long-term trading partnership and interest-free advance payment for our orders. Through sales of their products, over 300 individual artisans in 26 different groups receive help with marketing, design, and export services. Artisans also receive education and vocational training so existing artisans and newcomers can upgrade their skills and income.
Artisans in Kolkata use several techniques to create their variety of beautiful handcrafts, including leatherwork, screen printing, and hand painting.