Sasha Association for Craft Producers
Sasha is a Kolkata based non-for-profit Fair Trade organization. Set up in 1987, Sasha and its network of producers, have been consistently engaging with the Textile and handicraft sectors in India by providing market access, design and technical support, social and economic empowerment to small producers, through its multi-dimensional interventions and activities. (www.sashaworld.com)
At present, Sasha is engaged with 5000 artisans, over 100 craft enterprises and 16 craft lines across the country. Sasha is a Guaranteed member of the World Fair Trade Organization (wfto.com). Sasha’s flagship store in Kolkata is a destination store for discerning customers who care for creativity, culture, and authenticity and respect the “handmade”. Sasha, with its development partner Sarba Shanti Ayog, work in tandem to have craft recognized as a valuable part of life. We promote and celebrate traditional and professional craft; providing craftspeople opportunities, and advocating for craftspeople, craft practices, Fair Trade by educating diverse audiences.