The last month of the year and the last newsletter for this year. As nostalgia sets in, we take this opportunity to thank readers for appreciating our newsletter. The newsletter is an attempt to document and share with our extended family of buyers, resource persons, customers and all stakeholders, the on-goings in the organization, major achievements of our producer partners, outreach of their products and our engagement with the crafts and textile sector, Fair Trade, Enterprise development and livelihood in general. We intend to expand and extend the purview of the newsletter with greater diversity and depth. November is always an eventful month in terms of reaching out to customers, especially our corporate clients and export buyers, who stock up for Christmas! The preparation for the Sasha Fair Trade Fair was in full swing. With a host of invitations for pop-ups, the Sasha Shop team was on their toes.
Sasha organized T-sutra – an exclusive exhibition in association with renowned fashion designer Sonam Dubal to respect Fairtrade values, traditions and the environment through contemporary fashion & design from 25th & 26th November 2016 at ‘Heritage 365’, Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, New Delhi. This was our second outing with Tsutra in 2016 and we already look forward to the next season.
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Sasha sarees and stoles were showcased at the ‘The Shop’ store, at the Meherchand Market, New Delhi. The collection included a stunning range of handwoven Jamdani and Kantha sarees and stoles, in handspun cottons and cotton-silk.
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The Sasha clothes and jewellery were a huge hit at The Tolly Club Fashion Show. One of the few wearable collections, patrons and guests loved the ensembles that were a blend of tradition and contemporary, hand-crafted for modern day living, fashionable and stylish. Sasha was proud to be part of the prestigious annual Tolly Club Fashion Show and Christmas Bazaar.
The SOIR-IM partners’ meet was organized at Rajpur, Dehradun, and this year. SSA participated with its Swedish partner SOIR-IM, the Country office, MESH and FTG Nepal. Mrs. Roopa Mehta was specially invited to present on the larger perspective of Fair Trade, globally and in India from her position as the WFTO Board member. Mrs Mehta shared the journey of Fair Trade since beginning, ten principles of fair trade and background of present guarantee system & procedures to become a fair trade guaranteed member. Partners reviewed the current year’s activities and also, discussed proposed activities for 2017 and the for the bridge year of 2018.
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Sasha’s latest event on Jaypore.com “Kantha Companion” went live this month!!
On Thanksgiving Day, the Sasha Shop offered a special offer of a 10% off on all products to say Thank You to our patrons, friends, well-wishers and customers for supporting and encouraging throughout our journey of thirty-eight years!
Announcing the Annual Sasha Fair Trade Fair at Ice Skating Rink, Kolkata from 2-5, December. All are welcome!!