KUMUDINI WELFARE TRUST

Kumudini Welfare Trust is a social business in Bangladesh. People Tree partners with Kumudini to make gorgeous block printed and hand embroidered dresses and tops, reviving traditional skills to make unique contemporary designs.

WHY IS KUMUDINI UNIQUE?

The artisans at Kumudini produce garments with techniques rooted in the ancient textile heritage of Bangladesh. Kumudini specialises in products in cotton and silk and are especially known for their bright and beautiful colours. Kumudini uses safe dyes made from natural products such as flowers, leaves, barks, and roots of plants and trees, as well as environmentally-friendly azo-free chemical dyes.

HOW DOES KUMUDINI MAKE A DIFFERENCE?


Kumudini promotes traditional crafts in Bangladesh, Supporting craftspeople across the country, particularly women to provide them a regular income and access to medical treatment.

Profits from Kumudini are reinvested to assist in the running of a 600 bed hospital that offers nursing training and free health care to low income families in Bangladesh.

In addition to producing clothing for export, Kumudini has shops in Dhaka, Narayanganj and Chittagong in, Bangladesh that sell their handicraft accessories and garments.