MarketPlace: Handwork of India
MarketPlace: Handwork of India is a pioneering nonprofit that empowers women in India to break the cycle of poverty. MarketPlace works with over 400 artisans who are organized into 11 independent co-operatives that produce high-quality women's apparel and home decor They learn skills such as sewing and embroidery, and participate in all aspects of running the cooperatives. Programs offer educational and enrichment opportunities designed to help the artisans overcome personal, cultural and financial obstacles. MarketPlace products available for purchase online include jackets, tops, skirts, pants, dresses, bags, jewelry, scarves, table linen, curtains, and cushion covers.