This Company Empowers Indian Women Through Textile Careers

By: Katherine Pendrill - Sep 3, 2015
References: anchalproject.org & magazine.good.is
'Anchal' is a Kentucky-based clothing line that empowers Indian women who have escaped the commercial sex trade. According to recent estimates, between two and three million Indian women are involved in the sex trade. With few other options available, many of these women are unable to escape the industry.

Anchal aims to empower Indian women by providing them with an alternative way to make a living. The clothing line provides textile careers to women who are able to escape the commercial sex trade. Beyond providing a steady source of income, the jobs also help the women learn and master new skills. The women employed by Anchal are given the opportunity to learn everything from sewing to graphics.

The clothing line gives consumers an opportunity to fund a good cause by supporting social entrepreneurship in India.