UP-CYCLED CLOTHES WITH A STORY
In Bhikamkor, a small village in the Thar desert (a 2 hours drive away from Jodhpur), IPHD operates the Saheli Women Community Center. Saheli Women is an ethical fashion social enterprise that employs 44 unprivileged Women in stitching, sewing and designing unique clothes, made with love. Through this work, IPHD provides them a safe work environment, health insurance coverage and fair wages in order to derive a sustainable livelihood that benefits the women, their families and their communities.Saheli, means “female friend” in Hindi and that’s actually what it is all about.
The goal is to create a bond, support and understanding between women from all over the world having different cultures, religions or backgrounds. It is about unique clothes made by strong women, for strong women who are willing to change the fast fashion industry together and combat exploitative labor.