In the villages outside of Jaipur, India, the centuries old craft of hand block printing is making a comeback.
In 2011, when I met weavers in the villages of Cambodia who could no longer make a living, and mothers whose children were "adopted" by traffickers posing as good Samaritans, I began to think about how local people in rural communities could potentially expand their opportunities.
It is very important to me to work on reviving and sustaining craftsmanship, as artisans are the repositories of heritage traditions. We need to honor their knowledge and skill and ensure that they are given their dignity and due respect at the emotional and material level.
Venice, Italy: Gondoliers' New Brand Logo to Safeguard Trades and Traditions that Surround Gondoliers and the Gondola
For the first time in more than 1,000 years, the Gondolier Association of Venice - which represents Venice's 433 licensed gondoliers - has a sponsor.
Recently, I've read a lot about Venice, Italy, and tourism in the town that's played an important role in my life for close to three decades. Many writers, bloggers, journalists speak about what attractions you should avoid, where not to eat or what not to buy when visiting.
The Kolhapuris are comfortable, stylish and quite durable and are available in a variety of designs, patterns and colors. They can be easily used for any occasion, and can cater to a large genre of audience. Almost every age group can find something that may strike their fancy.
Welcoming New Neighbors in New York. For Christine Celander DeLillo, the concept of forming a "Welcome Committee" started
Panama's artisans are perhaps the best-kept secret in the world of handicrafts. In every region you'll find master craftspeople quietly selling their wares in small stores and on roadsides.
Visit Accompanyus.com to shop and read more about Accompany's mission. And finally, watch the video above which Keehn described
One night, Eve was confronted with the tragedy of human trafficking when she overheard a Caucasian man discussing his purchase of a very young girl for sex. Eve felt called to take action around this issue.
Be curious. Ask thoughtful questions and search for meaningful answers.
These women underscore the powerful role women play in building economic development and social cohesion in post-genocide Rwanda.
Early in our conversation at his workshop on a cold fall morning, Kenton Sorenson was waxing poetic about haircutting when