Pooja Shahi

Pooja Shahi


A 25-year old girl from Deoria (eastern Uttar Pradesh), Pooja Shahi, runs a handicraft product enterprise called Deoria Design. The enterprise trains and employs local rural women to create a range of handicraft products and markets these products through online and offline channels in India and abroad. Currently, their products are delivered to marketplaces like FabIndia and Banaras Beads and have been selected under ODOP (One District One Product) scheme by the Uttar Pradesh Government. Working with a collective of almost 50 trained women across different villages of Deoria, the enterprise provides them with a sustained source of livelihood.

State : Uttar Pradesh

Gender : Female

Sector : Others

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