Children learn by the light of solar lanterns. Girls read from a digital reader from  WorldReader Shankar Jat teaches students at the night school. Norti, 11, attends digital night school in Indole.

Friends of Tilonia, Inc.

Org #67198
Vetted since 2019 Top Ranked Effective Nonprofit
2000
year founded
$35,547
raised on GlobalGiving
1
year fundraising
1
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

Mission

Friends of Tilonia, Inc, through its Sprout Enterprise initiative, is building a network of artisans, designers and entrepreneurs creating sustainable livelihoods for rural communities with few economic alternatives. We draw on the rich cultural heritage of these communities and use indigenous skills and materials to craft our artisan collections. We connect these artisan enterprises to new markets and provide the support needed to ensure these enterprises are successful and sustainable. Our goal is to enable these artisans to earn much more than the bare minimum - and to develop the economic basis to live in dignity, free from hunger and extreme poverty. We believe that creating economi... read more

Project Leaders
Ellen Fish
Ellen Fish
Sahar Ghaheri
Sahar Ghaheri
Team
Ellen Fish
Organization Information
134 Lincoln Place No 2
Brooklyn, NY 11217
United States
7182308008
Organization Information
134 Lincoln Place No 2
Brooklyn, NY 11217
United States
7182308008

Project Reports

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Jul 26, 2021
Kaliyachak Girls School Re-Opens after Second COVID Wave in India.
Dear friends,  The Kaliyachak Girls' School has reopened this month following the very savage second COVID wave in India in this spring. Only a portion of the students, just 25 girls, are...
Jul 24, 2021
Thank You for Supporting Barefoot College Tilonia!
COVID Relief Provided by the Barefoot College Tilonia with Your Support. Hunger-Free VillagesSince April 2020, the Barefoot College Tilonia has been providing survival...
Jun 3, 2021
What We're Doing for COVID Relief in Rural India with Your Generous Support!
Relief in 2020 During the First Wave of COVID-19 Focused on Alleviating Hunger. Hunger relief efforts were desperately needed during the COVID-19 lockdown in the spring of 2020 when the...
 
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