Cluster: Bags

Location: Wardha

Products Made: Handbags, Pouches, Tablet Covers

The women in Wardha belong to an SHG called Wardhini Seva Sangh. It was established in 2010 and started with merely 40 women. Today as many as 150 women are a part of Wardhini Seva Sangh in the various products such as paper, bags, stitching and terracotta. All products made by the women of Wardhini Seva Sangh are sold under an umbrella brand called Wardhini. There are two outlets of Wardhini, one in Wardha and the other in Nagpur. The women working on bags were trained to use different fabrics like ikat and leather to recreate existing designs or to make new designs like tablet cases, pouches, etc.