Summer Markets!

Sewing New Futures will be in some markets this summer! Please come out and visit us if we are in your area. If you are interested in selling SNF products in a truck show at home with your friends, at a school or church event or in a local market please contact us! Our volunteers are a huge part of our organization and make a significant impact to our survivors in New Delhi, India. 

 

 

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Fashion Revolution

On 24 April 2013, the Rana Plaza building in Bangladesh collapsed. 1,138 people died and another 2,500 were injured, making it the fourth largest industrial disaster in history.

This ignited a long overdue call-to-arms by a concerned group of educators, designers, journalists and consumers, Fashion Revolution Day was created as a global movement to commemorate those lives lost, while promoting a conversation around supply chain transparency.

Fashion Revolution is a global movement calling for a fairer, safer, cleaner, more transparent fashion industry.

It’s why we, Sewing New Futures are proud as a organization to have complete transparency. We can tell you exactly which artisan made your scarf, and where our fabrics come from. Your purchase is definitely impacting the world for the better when you purchase from us!

 

Get involved with Fashion Revolution this week & ask brands #whomademyclothes 

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SNF is growing! Learn how to get involved.

This summer, while I (Kristin- check our SNF team page to know who we are) was still in New Delhi. Candice and I "switched" places; she moved to New Delhi and I came back to the States after 6 years in New Delhi this fall! It was very clear that our work space in New Delhi was too small. Artisans, kids and staff were tripping over each other.  

Monika, who is our fearless social worker and leader on the ground in India searched for new spaces for months. A frustrating process in Najafgarh. Most landlords won't rent to us because of the "criminals" we work with. That stigma is part of the vicious cycle we are working so hard to break. We got very lucky with our current landlord of the past year. "Uncle" as we all affectionately call him. He has even had hosted our artisans to his home in his village in Uttar Pradesh. Monika really pushed for us to stay in our current building with Uncle. She took on a huge construction project to add the addition space required for SNF to grow. 



We are happy to announce the construction was finished last week! Our centre in New Delhi has grown by two large floors, a classroom, a nursery, and a rooftop kitchen where we be implementing a much needed nutrition program. Consider giving a monthly recurring gift of $50 that will fund nutrition program for a year. The impact will be enormous for the children and our hard working artisans. Learn more about your impact and our tax deductible donations here.

We will be posting more information throughout the week with our plans and goals for how we are going to use this new space! Make sure to subscribe to our blog to stay updated. 

 

 

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