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Tanushri commented on Green by Goonj..

So humbled to see us marked as an inspiration—your work has long been an inspiration for us at Chindi! We can only hope to someday have the kind of impact you have!


Tanushri commented on Chindi—Handmade accessories using recycled yarn

Hi Lauren Ito I have uploaded the BMC to my response above. Unfortunately I couldn't quite wrap my head around the storyboarding activity as the link doesn't have much detail on how to exactly draft this. Could you perhaps show me an example or a template? Thank you!


Tanushri commented on Chindi—Handmade accessories using recycled yarn

Hi @Clelie thanks so much for your note and warm words. To answer your questions...

I have documented all the steps in the yarn creation process on this link:

The process from start to finish, as you rightly said, is quite long. However, we have a few advantages:
- Geetanjali Woollens is one of India's largest exporters of recycled yarn and have more then sufficient capacity to quickly meet our raw material needs
- Our partnership with CORP, which runs 20 women's centres around Mumbai, means we can quickly train and scale up our production team as needed
- The time to make each piece can also be reduced by investing in knitting machines that can be manually operated by our craftswomen to weave the fabric much faster--this is something we plan to invest in as soon as we can afford it

Having said that, a handmade product will always take longer to make than a completely machine made one, and we intend to plan our production accordingly.