Women entrepreneurship on display at Sankalp show

Women entrepreneurship on display at Sankalp show

Sandhya Venugopalan (middle) explains the intricacies of her terracotta jewellery collection at the Sankalp Crafts and Weaves lifestyle and fashion exhibition at Palghat Lions School, Palakkad, on Saturday.

Sandhya Venugopalan (center) explains the intricacies of her terracotta jewelry assortment at the Sankalp Crafts and Weaves life-style and style exhibition at Palghat Lions School, Palakkad, on Saturday.

Women entrepreneurship is on display at Palghat Lions School right here. The 25 th Sankalp Crafts and Weaves life-style exhibition curated by Priya Menon is pulling crowds. The high quality that ladies entrepreneurs might infuse of their merchandise is obvious at the show, which can conclude on Sunday.

Women from completely different elements of the State have assembled at the varsity auditorium with their distinctive merchandise. From garments, furnishings and jewelry to natural healthcare merchandise, indoor crops, home-made meals gadgets and revolutionary hobbies, the Sankalp exhibition has raised its bar when it re-opened after a niche of three years.

“It’s a way of life and style exhibition solely aimed at empowering girls and selling entrepreneurship amongst them,” mentioned Ms. Menon. Shafi Parambil, MLA, inaugurated the show.

“Look at this bed-sheet. With 350 thread depend, it offers such smoothness and high quality which you could hardly discover in merchandise obtainable in outlets,” mentioned Krishna Satya, explaining how fastidiously she selected her gadgets. Bed-sheets with embroidery and lace work and various kinds of towels, together with bamboo towels, are there in Ms. Satya’s assortment.

Subaangi boutique’s Geetha Prakash has a variety of furnishings, together with cushion covers, kitchen towels and aprons. Several stalls are there displaying varied luggage made of fabric, jute and canvas.

Quality distinction in handmade jewelry and their counterparts offered in outlets is manifest at the show. Sandhya Venugopalan’s terracotta jewelry assortment named Mrinmayi is interesting. So is the gathering of Reeja Mohan and Preethi Santhosh beneath Sapphire model. “We additionally make caparisons of various measurement,” mentioned Ms. Reeja.

Mini Joy’s Event Decors has a curious assortment of ceramic indoor plant pots and crockery. Scented soy-wax candles of Punnya from Kozhikode are evidently superior to the scented paraffin wax candles.

Many guests not so accustomed to indoor crops had been curious to discover some air purifying crops at Prakruti stall. The low-maintenance zz indoor crops, miniature palms, fortunate bamboos and varied snake crops are a superb attraction.

One has to discover the meals stalls proper at the doorway to the exhibition. From snacks to biriyani, the meals stalls have loads to fulfill a foodie.

“Sankalp has been championing the reason for girls empowerment by fostering entrepreneurship amongst them since 2010. We have been offering girls and different conventional artisans a promoting platform which not solely offers them entry to clients instantly, but additionally helps in boosting their confidence in themselves as entrepreneurs,” mentioned Ms. Menon.