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2017 June - Newspaper Article in New Zealand

From sewing in Tamatea, to teaching women in India


June 9 2017

Holi Boli founder Ana Wilkinson-Gee with some of her company's designs.

In 2010 Ana Wilkinson-Gee and her family moved to India.

To reach their home in Bhalupali, a small village in central Odisha on the country's east coast, the family of five fly into Kolkata then take a 12-hour train ride...

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2017 April - Graduation Stories

Every graduation we have comes with stories from the sewing students about how they have overcome so much to learn to sew. I am always amazed and in awe of the resilience of women! These women are from village backgrounds and often travel up to 10 km/day to come to class in the 40+ temperatures. RESPECT!

Asmati (in yellow) and Ana at April 2017 Graduation

This, the moment my heart screams "YOU DID...

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2017 March - Things are heating up!

March has been very busy at Holi Boli Fashionz and HOT!  Its hitting 45 degrees Celsius (113 degrees Fahrenheit).  We are just about to complete our biggest order yet (thank you to the wonderful crew at Two Lippy Ladies - check them out!).  The Holi Team is really excited that we have worked to produce such a lovely line of dresses.  Busy and hot but really happy!

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Enjoying some 'cold' yoghurt

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