Ngo-“Aham Bhumika”

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Apart from the various embroidery works they do, they have introduced various categories too like tote bags, waist coats, clutches  and new designs too.   Regd the earlier embroidery works,  you can refer to the link https://blescreation.wordpress.com/2015/07/24/embroidery-initiative-by-aham-bhumikango/

To know more about the ngo, u can search in the category “NGO” here….

Some of the updated products designs am posting here.. If interested to own or buy them, kindly mail ahambhumika@gmail.com

If interested in donating in cash or kind also, you can enquire to them through mail..Also, you can follow them through their facebook/twitter page..

https://twitter.com/Ahambhumika

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ahambhumika/?fref=ts&ref=br_tf&qsefr=1

Hope you can get the details about the ngo through links n details provided. If you can, do your bit and help a person to make a decent living!!!

 

PS:Copyright of pics owned by the ngo “Aham Bhumika”

   “THANK YOU”

 

 

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Embroidery Initiative By Aham Bhumika(NGO)

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Being a volunteer to this NGO – Aham Bhumika, here comes my second article about their activities this time… i just write articles about them in my blog when requested and share their pics on facebook to have a wider reach of people….

The article given by them — i have shared added with my own wordings!!!

The ladies over there do much beautiful embroidery.. They are trained in what they do.. So the work comes out very neat n have professional finish!! Kudos to them n their hands who do these kind of lovable pieces..They sell cushion covers, sling bags, quilts n much more.. If interested, you can buy from them and try to bring a change in their lives..Do help them friends!!!

To begin with a small introduction:  Aham Bhumika is an NGO based in Bhopal . The members of Aham Bhumika work in government / private sector to support their own family and besides this we have the
endeavor of Aham Bhumika.We work in two villages adjacent to each other and are located
in the outskirts of Bhopal. Our main centre is in village Borda located on Kolar Road, Bhopal.

We have a rural pre-school of 30+ children in the said village. Besides this we have week end classes
for 60 + children on every Saturday and Sunday in the village based centre . There is another group of
younger children who are being taught ” Gond Art ” a tribal art from of central India during
every Saturday and Sunday in the same village .

Hand Embroidery initiative : An effort to empower rural women financially While working in
the villages with the children and undertaking art and craft activity we find that the most
of the women of the villages remains ideal most of the time after doing household chores
and though they want to enroll their children in good schools they don’t have financial capabilities.
Even to meet out their basic needs they have to depend upon their husband who does not have stable
earning as their husband works as daily wage labourer or doing petty works. To make them financially reliant  we though to train them in some skill so that they could earn by working from home during their flexible hours.

We took up the hand embroidery initiative from the month of November 2013.We started from scratch. A group of 25 + women and younger girls of the village was taught the basics of hand embroidery for 2 months and than they were further trained by the artisans of Gujrat.From the month of November 2014 we started making efforts of selling hand embroidered products mainly cushion covers and later on sling bags.Recently we have added wall hanging hand embroidered and hand appliqued and Aprons.Further we are going to add table runners in our product category.

But selling products is still a very tough task for us as our main channel to sell is Twitter and Facebook.
Besides embroidery we are also making effort to train few women in machine stitching work and enable them to make self reliant. At the moment we are arranging fund from our own pocket for the hand embroidery initiative. To keep it continue and alongside making all efforts for their sale.

We are also making effort to be get noticed by some corporates so that we could sell our products to be used by them as corporate gifts. Aham Bhumika is a small NGO registered under societies act and last year we have also got the status of tax exemption under Section 80-G of Income tax Act .

The sample pics of the kind of work they do are attached…

 

Cushion cover1

Cushion cover1

Cushion cover2

Cushion cover2

Cushion cover 3

Cushion cover 3

Cushion cover 4

Cushion cover 4

Cushion cover5

Cushion cover5

Cushion cover 6

Cushion cover 6

Cushion cover 7

Cushion cover 7

cushion cover8

cushion cover8

cushion cover9

cushion cover9

cushion cover 9

cushion cover 9

cushion cover 10

cushion cover 10

cushion cover 11

cushion cover 11

cushion cover12

cushion cover12

cushion cover 13

cushion cover 13

Ladies doing embroidery

Ladies doing embroidery

Ladies doing embroidery-1

Ladies doing embroidery-1

Ladies doing embroidery-2

Ladies doing embroidery-2

Quilt 3

Quilt 3

Quilt 2

Quilt 2

Quilt-1

Quilt-1

Ladies doing embroidery-3

Ladies doing embroidery-3

Ladies doing embroidery-4

Ladies doing embroidery-4

Quilt 4

Quilt 4

Sling bag -1

Sling bag -1

Sling bag-2

Sling bag-2

Table runner

Table runner

Wall Hanging

Wall Hanging

Hope you would have got a rough idea of things they do and sell..

Kindly help them in the small way you can!! your small contribution might bring a great change in their way of life!! Thanks everyone for the support… For purchase of above products, kindly mail to ahambhumika@gmail.com!! Thank you 🙂

Amigurumi = My Growing Collection

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Amigurumi- the art of making toy friends (Knitted or Crocheted)

My first crocheted dolls post in my blog…

First, i made a cute krishna doll, then comes my bunny head and ballerina bunny queen. These both bunnies are my second trial in making dolls… I know its yet to be perfect…Have a long way to cross!!!

For Ballerina Bunny in Green, i followed this link:

http://sweetncutecreations.tumblr.com/post/18982398177/petunia-the-purple-bunny-ballerina

 

Cute Krishna- My first Doll

Cute Krishna- My first Doll

 

Bunny Headz

Bunny Headz

 

Ballerina Bunny

Ballerina Bunny

Hope you all njoy watching my stuffed creations. Do share your feedback folks so that i can improve. Thank you 🙂

Embroidered Ganesha- Vinayak Chathurthi SPECIAL

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Lord Vinayak/Ganesh/Pillayar – Hindu God.  He is considered as the remover of  obstacles.

He is the most favorite god to many from kids to elders… This year chathurthi is going to be celebrated on aug 29th 2014- coming friday.. Wishing everyone a very happy vinayak chathurthi 🙂

This festival is celebrated in an elaborate manner in different parts of India.. To know more about the origin of festival n story, you can refer this link:

http://www.hinduhumanrights.info/ganesh-chaturthi-origins-and-meanings/

This year, i wanted to do something different for one of my favorite God Vinayak. So, i tried this embroidered vinayak with minor kundan decoration.

Lord Ganesha

Lord Ganesha

i drew it on a lining cloth and embroidered on it…  How has it come folks?