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Mandakini Women Weavers

Mandakini Women Weavers is an initiative to bring economic relief, empowerment and self-determination to women in India’s Himalayan foothills through the production of luxury handloomed products.

300

WOMEN

20+

PRODUCTS

8

VILLAGES

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Director

Dr. Hari Krishna Bagwari

Dr. Hari Krishna Bagwari, who grew up in the Uttarakhand region at the foothills of the Himalayas, has been a force for social change in the region since the 1980s. Dr. Hari Krishna Bagwari founded a series of NGOs to benefit the local population. In 1987, he created Jan Jagran Samiti, which mobilized locals to preserve forests and wildlife in the Binsar region being threatened from the timber mafia and poachers. Binsar was declared a national wildlife sanctuary in 1989. Other accomplishments spearheaded by Dr. Hari Krishna Bagwari include the first leprosy rehabilitation centre in the region, the founding of Dena Hospital, one of the best-equipped secondary health care facilities in Uttarakhand, an intermediate vocational college for girls, five primary schools and two junior high schools.

HK Bagwari

Journey

Cool Timeline

2013
”December

Journey

Direction of various livelihood projects through NGO from 2002 to 2013
2002
”June

Journey

10 research papers (National and International Journal) published
1997
”April

Journey

Work in various research projects from 1997 to 2002
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The whole society changes when women can earn a livelihood.