Author Archive: Sarah Stroh

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Global Fund For Children Brings Joy and Laughter

| April 3, 2014 | 0 Comments
Global Fund For Children Brings Joy and Laughter

Laughter, love and pure childhood imagination and joy come alive on this stage. This video Sarah Stroh shot in India shows just one way The Global Fund for Children helps children in the communities in India.

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Visit to the Care & Fair Schools

| March 24, 2014 | 0 Comments
Visit to the Care & Fair Schools

I have never seen a happier bunch of school children, ever. They wanted to learn. They were smiling. I visited three schools and saw the same thing—happy children. Care & Fair helps over 2,500 students a year. They also help women through the Women Empowerment Clinics. Most of these women have moved to the area […]

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Women’s Rug Round Table at High Point Market

| March 19, 2014 | 0 Comments
Women’s Rug Round Table at High Point Market

PRESS RELEASE-FOR IMMEDIATE DISTRIBUTION  Women’s Rug Round Table OUR MISSION: THE PURPOSE OF THIS ORGANIZATION IS TO TOUCH THE LIVES OF WOMEN IN THE RUG INDUSTRY IN A POWERFUL WAY BY PROVIDING OPPORTUNITIES FOR WOMEN TO BUILD RELATIONSHIPS, LEARN AND SUPPORT RUG INDUSTRY NEEDS, AND EXPLORE THE IDEAS AND OPTIONS OF THEIR OWN PERSONAL INFINITE […]

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Obeetee: We Are Watching

| March 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
Obeetee: We Are Watching

 

Video: Nobody asked Obeetee to help the farmers, the land that surrounds the main campus. Yet, that is what Obeetee did when it built its Water Treatment Facility.

As a company, they are watching.

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Happy Holi

| March 15, 2014 | 0 Comments
Happy Holi

As we enter into Holi weekend here in India, I though I would show you colors of our last week in India. Happy Holi.

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The Boys Club Still Exists And Must Be Stopped

| March 13, 2014 | 0 Comments
The Boys Club Still Exists And Must Be Stopped

Why I support the Women’s Rug Round Table: so what I am about to share does not happen to future women in the rug industry. I am in India. I am here to represent the rug industry, to collect information, to write about what the rug industry is doing for the weavers, for their communities, […]

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Hand Block Printing

| March 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Hand Block Printing has many similarities to the rug industry. Both are century old art forms, both involve artisans and craftsmen. Today, you can find hand block printed textiles. It has started to come to the rug industry. Here is a short simple video on the process it takes to block print textiles. These same […]

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EYE AM THE RUG INDUSTRY — Babulal and Kalli Devi

| March 10, 2014 | 0 Comments
EYE AM THE RUG INDUSTRY — Babulal and Kalli Devi

A husband and wife weaving team. Babulal has been weaving for 30 years. Kalli has been weaving for 20 years. When asked what he liked about being a Jaipur weaver, Babulal said (translated) “gets order, raw material and other needed stuff at home.” He does not need to go anywhere. He gets everything at home. […]

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Hear the sounds, see the movements

| March 10, 2014 | 3 Comments
Hear the sounds, see the movements

Many hands are involved in the making of one hand knotted rug. This video is but a glimpse into the process of rug making.

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EYE am The Rug Industry — Rug Weaving Village

| March 10, 2014 | 0 Comments
EYE am The Rug Industry — Rug Weaving Village

On our second day in Jaipur, we drove an hour and a half outside the city, to visit a rural village. We passed farm land. The roads at times were not paved. If they were paved, it was one lane with dirt on either side for when cars passed. Even the paving at times was […]

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