Raghuveer Koli

Father’s Name: Gopilal Koli. Age: 27 years. Native Place: Chanderi, Madhya Pradesh Education level: B.A. Final Fibres: Silk and Cotton (100 and 120 counts) Added Value Skills: Bootis Mother Tongue: Hindi   Raghuveer believes that he is born to be a business weaver. His father taught him weaving at the age of 18. While still weaving, he continued his studies and completed […]

Poola Mahesh

Father’s Name: Poola Purushottam.  Age 23 Years. Native Place: Nalgonda, Telangana Education: 1st Year of Post Graduate in Arts Fibre: Silk and Cotton Special Skills: Ikat Sarees Sponsoring Organisation: Chenetha Colour Weavers (Kargha)   Mahesh is a soft spoken, careful, helpful person and an excellent weaver. His father taught him weaving at the age of […]

Krushna Mohanto

Father’s Name: Kapileshwar Mohanto. Age: 25. Native Place: Koraput, Odisha Fibre: Cotton.   Speciality: Vegetable Dye Education level: BA Fibres: Cotton and Tussar Silk Added Value Skills: Vegetable Dyeing: Coffee and Maroon Sponsoring Organization: Paramparik Karigar Krushna Mohanto is from a traditional handloom family of Koraput, Odisha. His family uses locally developed vegetable dye. They have a long and fruitful relationship with […]

Gajam Praveen

Father’s Name: Sathyam Gajam. Age: 24 Years. Native Place: Nalgonda, Telangana Special Skills: Ikat Weaving Education level: Post graduate student Fibres: Silk and Cotton Mother Tongue: Telgu Sponsoring Organization: Chenetha Color Weaves (Kargha)   Praveen’s family belongs to the traditional weaver community of Nalgonda district in Telengana. He and his father, weaving mentor have looms in their family home.  He is also […]

Mudassir Ansari

Father’s Name: Mehmood Ansari. Age: 18 years. Maheshwar, Madhya Pradesh.   Special Skills:  Bootis. Education level: 10th Class Fibres: Wool, Eri Silk, Bangalore Silk, China Silk , 80 and 120 cotton, Linen, Tussar, Kosa, Zari Added Value Skills: Reed Filling When Mudassir was in class 9th , he wanted to purchase a high end cellphone. His mother insisted […]

Govind Sumbara

Father’s Name: Modaram Sumbara. Age: 21 Years.  Native Place:  Badmer, Rajasthan Education: 8th Pass Fibre: Wool   A little Cotton  Added Value: Booti  Warping  Jorni   Special Skills: Graphing a design on paper: and translating to the weave Sponsoring Organization: Rangasutra  Govind belongs to a traditional weaving family specializing in woolen hand-woven fabric. His younger brother’s […]

Avesh Ansari

Father’s Name: Farukh Ansari. Age: 18 Years. Education: 10th Class. Native Place: Maheshwar, Madhya Pradesh Education level: 8th Pass Fibres: Silk and Cotton     Avesh comes from a traditional weaving family. He planned to join the Indian Army after completing his education. Poverty and his sister’s wedding expenses, forced him to drop out of school after Class 10 and join […]

Aman Khan

     Father’s Name: Kadir Khan      Age: 19 years       Native: Maheshwar, Madhya Pradesh      Education level: 9th Standard      Fibres: Cotton, Silk, Jari      English level: Spoken and Written(Both Minimal)   Aman belongs to a low income traditional weaving family. He left his studies to help for his […]