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2018 July - The Important Choice of Empowering Women

Picture Credit: The Economist

In 1967 the UN Member States adopted the Declaration on the Elimination of Discrimination against women.  The articles in the declaration clearly seek to ensure women have equity with men and to have a freedom as a human being to make choices about how to live their life.  In 1979 the Convention of the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Womenwas...

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2018 June - Summer Sun is Setting

Back to work - YES!  Love all these beautiful fabrics


We all have arrived back at Holi Boli after a hot summer ready to work. It is still too hot but the rainy season is starting. The beginning of the monsoons makes life muggy as the rain initially adds wet to the hot. However, the rain promises cooler days ahead so it seems to lift everyone's spirits. We are already down to 40 deg C / 104 deg F...

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2018 March - Necklaces to Empower Women

Hey there lovely people,

We are super excited to be joining up with some friends from Jeypore in South Odisha to present you with the traditional bead necklaces made by local women artisans there. Our friends have been operating an NGO in India for about 13 years and have been very active in promoting micro-enterprises in their region that emphasise sustainability, empowerment, education and...

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2018 February March Fun



A SUCCESS STORY

Sisters supporting sisters - the grand opening.

Two graduates of the Holi Boli Sewing School started their own sewing shop in a nearby village.  These are the success stories that make teaching sewing so worth it.  It was such an honour to load up the van with Holi Boli staff and go and support the grand opening of the new store.  Well done ladies!  Living empowered!


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