She is a DREAMER – 5/5

Twelve ladies, one community and thousands of dreams came together to handcraft the products of the new collection, launched by Peeli Dori. Handcrafted goodness is what we have to offer once again with a story to narrate. The story of these ladies with commendable skills and dedication, their hopes, their desires are dyed on blank fabrics and have come up with bright outcomes. The lifestyle products, designed by the team of peeli dori and handcrafted by the ladies of khwaab, are now available for sale.

Peeli dori’s interaction with khwaab is a beginning of a new path, which is being constructed with equal dedication and skill from both ends. It is strong and beautiful. It is a thread of a bright future for the deserving people of this country. The gender which has the capability to stand up and work for their living, the path is for them to run and win, with the charm that they possess in their heart.

Two craft techniques that peeli dori chose for them were, resist dying (batik and shibori) and crochet. They, on one side were a challenge and on the other an incredible opportunity. The ladies looked at the opportunity we provided and acquired the skill with a whole lot of interest. They were trained for the new craft techniques and also for the products. After the training period the designed products were allotted to the ladies, for them to handcraft.

This process of give and take between khwaab and peeli dori generated a beautiful collection that we can be proud of. The path of this collaboration has just begun, we will be glad if you join along.

Dream a dream with Peeli Dori and Khwaab.

 

Credits:

Article: Niharika Choudhary

Illustration: Ananya Kumar

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She is a DREAMER – 4/5

Walking ahead on the rays of hope, we found brightness in the dreams. They are the dreamers full of passion and a sense of hard work. In the process of converting their caliber into refined skilled artisans, we could see a tree grow and stand out tall.

Peeli Dori started with a training process among the ladies of Khwaab, an NGO based in Delhi. We are a catalyst here in their attempt to immensely grow in the field of product business. These ladies aim to convert their caliber into a way that can help their children’s education. They have this little dream and we are helping them achieve it by polishing their skills and providing new skills, so that they can enter the market with greater potential.

Accordingly, from Peeli Dori’s analysis and observation, we thought of training the ladies with two new crafts of fabric resist dying, Shibori and Batik.

With their fast catching capacity, our training for the craft was done within 3 weeks. Now they were all set to take up the challenge of handcrafting the products designed by Peeli Dori. They were all briefed about what are the differences between making a product and handcrafting an exclusive designer product. The latter takes a lot of investment in terms of dedication, perfection and hard work along with a sense of design.

Peeli Dori’s attempt in painting color yellow in Khwaab’s space was leading to satisfying results.

Now the wait is to see the launch of products. Fingers crossed and tremendous excitement for the same.

Dream a dream with Peeli Dori and Khwaab.

 

Credits:

Article: Niharika Choudhary

Illustration: Ananya Kumar

She is a DREAMER – 3/5

The smell of positivity that I smell every time these ladies are around me, I feel life again. Their charm of making the little things in life a reason to celebrate adorns my mind with thoughts of making their identity shine. The whole process of training the ladies with new craft techniques and learning new aspects of life from them makes my weekends cherishable.

Their perspective towards life and situations differ completely, from what I thought of them to be. In the process of exploring their take on things and life, I conducted a little exercise with them. Each of them were asked to write their names on yellow cards, respectively, along with a line stating something that they want the world to know. This sounds like a child’s play but it was difficult for them. They could not decide what to write and what not to. How could that one statement even describe their passion of creating an identity for themselves?

They came up with something that I had never expected. The one statement explained what they wanted to work ahead for. The reason that derived their passion. Each of them had a common motive, explained differently.

One wrote, “Mai apni pehchaan banana chahti hu” ( I want to be known for who I am). Another wrote, “Meri pehchaan mujhe mera kaam dilaega” ( My identity will attract work). All these statements were yelling for identity and their sound had all the power to earn that identity at any cost. They were the source of inspiration and they themselves were the beautiful ornaments in their own lives.

In order to make these ladies believe the same, Peeli Dori is giving them the right path, a hope. Embedding their dreams of having an identity on the yellow cards, we are striving hard to bring them forward and make the world recognise them for the skills they possess. They have the capability to do wonders and are doing it. Who knows with the process and motivation ahead they explore an artist within themselves. Let us paint their identity bright with peeli dori, a yellow path towards success.

Dream a dream with Peeli Dori and Khwaab.

Credits:

Article: Niharika Choudhary

Illustration: Ananya Kumar