High School students from California visit Children of the Artisans in Mumbai

Students and faculty from the Urban School, San Francisco visited MarketPlace last week as part of their trip to India. The group has travelled to India to study school systems and organizations as part of their South Asia Studies class. The students were mostly sophomores and seniors, all of whom were deeply interested in AsianContinue reading “High School students from California visit Children of the Artisans in Mumbai”

Winners at MarketPlace

Paula Laube of Solon, Iowa is the winner of the most recent Chicken Quilt raffle. “This is very exciting.  I have always been a supporter of women’s issues and I may continue the story of the quilt by donating it to a local charity auction”. Our other winners are the women artisans in India.  WeContinue reading “Winners at MarketPlace”

Recycle Runway Comes to MarketPlace

The creative genius behind Recycle Runway from New Mexico- Nancy Judd and her colleague Nicole visited us at MarketPlace this week. Nancy is an artist and environmentalist who creates couture fashions with trash. Her designs have been commissioned by companies such as Delta Airlines, Coca Cola, Toyota and Target. Nancy collaborates with non profits, businessesContinue reading “Recycle Runway Comes to MarketPlace”

Sports 4 Development with Magic Bus Foundation

Magic Bus Foundation is an Indian not-for-profit company that harnesses the power of sports to enrich the lives of underprivileged children in India. Their goal is to empower marginalized children with tools to create a better and brighter future for themselves than what they were born into. The Magic Bus Foundation has regular sessions withContinue reading “Sports 4 Development with Magic Bus Foundation”

Quilt Raffle Supports Anti – Abuse Program

  This quilt is being raffled to raise money to support the artisans of MarketPlace: Handwork of India fight Domestic Violence GO TO WWW.MARKETPLACEINDIA.COM TO BUY A CHANCE At the Maple Leaf Quilters‘s annual retreat this year  they decided to make a chicken-themed quilt for MarketPlace. This was actually their third chicken quilt.  The firstContinue reading “Quilt Raffle Supports Anti – Abuse Program”