History of Saree

The word sari/saree is derivative of the Prakrit word Sadi, with the original term being the Sanskrit word Sati meaning “a piece of cloth“. The images highlight Devi Yamuna in a saree like a garment that drapes her waist, covers her torso while the aanchal is wound around her arms while the second image highlights […]

Handloom should not be closed

WEAVING OUT OF TROUBLE! In this pandemic situation, when the whole world is currently undergoing an emergency situation, the handloom weavers have not been left out and has got into the trap. With online orders and several businesses going silent, handloom weavers are at home with no work situation. They have demanded help, to meet […]

Medical Help and Special Care

Karustuti works towards identifying the root causes of healthcare challenges, providing innovative solutions, and helping implement secure and quality healthcare to those hitherto underserved. Our overall goal is the empowerment of handloom weavers from poor and marginalized communities, leading to improvement in their health standards and livelihoods.

Woman Empowerment

Alongside child development, Karustuti also stands for woman empowerment. Needless to say, every woman is an ocean of magnitude and power, and nurturing its sustainability with love and care is our duty. So, one of our core missions has been to empower women of all age groups by providing them with the basic resources of […]

Education For All

Every human has a right to basic education. Having envisioned a progressive future that opposes gender disparity, provides elementary education to every child, and ensures correct learning and development, Karustuti aims to bridge the gaps between the underserved of the society and their right to education. Education for all, our initiative to educate young children […]

Bengal’s Handloom

Of all the many cottage industries that had thrived in Bengal in the remote past and are being carried on with reputation till today, the handloom industry is by far the most remarkable. The rich tradition of Handloom Weaving in West Bengal is a part of its cultural heritage. Handloom still remains one of the […]