Milestones

  • Jan 1, 1978

    1978

    Sarba Shanti Ayog (SSA) is formally registered as a society.

  • 1979

    Export orders grow.

  • Sep 24, 2018

    1981

    Sasha shop opens in Kolkata.

  • Sep 24, 2018

    1983

    First Producer Group meeting.

  • Sep 24, 2018

    1984

    Outstation exhibitions. Sasha Textile Artisans Association (STAA) is formed.

  • Sep 24, 2018

    1986

    Two new organizations formed: Sarba Shanti Ayog (SSA) and Sasha Association of Craft Producers (SACP).

  • Sep 24, 2018

    1987

    Attend a major kantha exhibition in Mumbai.

  • Sep 24, 2018

    1988

    External evaluation. COMMACT initiated (a Commonwealth development initiative).

  • Sep 24, 2018

    1989

    Anwesha, Bubaneshwar is setup.

  • Sep 24, 2018

    1990

    Tribal center in Phulbani. RASA is formed. Attend aari exhibition in Glasgow.

  • Sep 24, 2018

    1991

    Move into own office. Movecraft is born.

  • Sep 24, 2018

    1995

    Sasha Joins IFAT (now WFTO).

  • Sep 24, 2018

    1999

    Subhashini Kohli (Sasha's founder) elected to IFAT board.

  • Sep 24, 2018

    2000

    Sasha promotes Fair Trade Forum, India.

  • Sep 24, 2018

    2001

    Celebrate 20 years with Fashion and RASA.

  • Sep 24, 2018

    2004

    EDF formed.  Subhashini Kohli passes away. Sasha Craft Services formed.

  • Sep 24, 2018

    2005

    Sasha Altramercato is born.

  • Sep 24, 2018

    2006

    Sasha supply chain is computerized. Fair Trade Fair held in Kolkata.

  • Sep 24, 2018

    2007

    Brand campaign for Sasha developed.

  • Sep 24, 2018

    2008

    Sasha celebrates 30 years with Eipaar Opar.

  • Sep 24, 2018

    2009

    Roopa Mehta becomes president of FTF, India.

  • Sep 24, 2018

    2010

    Sarba Shanti Ayog begins scaling up.

  • Sep 24, 2018

    2011

    Sasha elected to WFTO Board.

  • Sep 24, 2018

    2012

    RASA brand relaunched.

  • Sep 24, 2018

    2013

    Sasha joins the world of social media. New shop opens in Delhi at Nature Bazaar.

  • Sep 24, 2018

    2014

    Impact assessment conducted.

  • Sep 24, 2018

    2015

    Sasha launches new website.

  • Sep 24, 2018

    2018

    Sasha celebrates 40 years.

  • Sep 24, 2018

    2019

    Sasha launches new website.