Artisan Connect

Aarong

Date : 2011-01-17 10:44:33

DescriptionEstablished in 1978, Aarong is a fair trade organisation dedicated to bring about positive changes in the lives of disadvantaged artisans and underprivileged rural women by reviving and promoting their skills and craft. Reaching out to weavers, potters, brass workers, jewellers, jute workers, basket weavers, wood carvers, leather workers and more, Aarong embraces and nurtures a diverse representation of 65,000 artisans, 85% of whom are women. Today, Aarong has become the foundation upon which independent cooperative groups and family-based artisans market their craft, in an effort to position the nation’s handicraft industry on a world platform of appreciation and acknowledgement.

http://www.aarong.com/index2.php

Street Address346, Tejgaon Industrial Area

CityDhaka

CountryBangladesh

Name of InstitutionAarong

Phone(880 2) 8832139

Mobile

Fax(880 2) 9898267

Type of ActivitySupport Institution

Emailaarongex@bdmail.net



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