An initiative inspired by WomenWeave's belief that young weavers can become empowered custodians of the resources and processes of handloom in the contemporary marketplace.
Specifically designed to identify and nuture the talent of young weavers from across India.
Offers a signature program that provides both traditional and cutting edge training to young handloom artisans, giving them the tools to optimise market opportunities and earn a more equitable livelihood.
Catching the thread before it breaks off

Our Vision & Beliefs

The Handloom School is borne out of WomenWeave's belief that talented young weavers are capable of building sustainable livelihoods if given the requisite training support that will enable them to cut out middle layers and interact with markets directly.

The School seeks to preserve and transform Indian handloom both as a sustainable art and a global industry, by transforming a new generation of handloom artisans into future ambassadors of the craft.

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Catching the thread before it breaks off

Our Vision & Beliefs

The Handloom School is borne out of WomenWeave's belief that talented young weavers are capable of building sustainable livelihoods if given the requisite training support that will enable them to cut out middle layers and interact with markets directly.

The School seeks to preserve and transform Indian handloom both as a sustainable art and a global industry, by transforming a new generation of handloom artisans into future ambassadors of the craft.

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Core Values
Core Values
The Handloom School encourages students and faculty to be open-minded, to act with integrity and self-reliance, and to hold high standards of excellence. The school promotes these values and principles as they apply them to the actions and activities of the school at large.

Collaboration

Creates a culture of cooperation, fostering teamwork and a shared vision.

Diversity

Forms a culture of inclusion and respect that celebrates differences and seeks the common good.

Adaptibility

Enables flexibility and capacity to evolve over time through continuous learning.

Sustainability

Nurtures environmental stewardship that supports a life-sustaining ethic within a culture of transparency.

Pride of Craft

Fosters an attitude of self-confidence and pride that gives voice to professional expression.

Our Story

Maheshwar

An ancient center of handloom weaving in central India. Home of The Handloom School.

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School Diaries

The Handloom School

"Kaya Kalp", Ahilya Vihar Colony,
Maheshwar, Dist.: Khargone,
Madhya Pradesh 451224, India

  info@thehandloomschool.org

Director's Desk

Sourodip Ghosh
Executive Director - The Handloom School
WomenWeave

  sourodip@womenweave.org
  +91 999 340 0032

WomenWeave HQ

"Gudi Mudi", Gadi Khana,
Maheshwar, Dist.: Khargone,
Madhya Pradesh 451224, India

  info@womenweave.org