Living Blue is a brand of Natural Indigo dyed tie-dyed shibori textiles from Bangladesh.
It is a brand of Nijera Cottage and Village Industries (NCVI) , an enterprise of the poorest, which started its journey in the field of business in 2007. NCVI is not a charity, it is a social business where workers are the owners. The dream is to have thousands of worker-owners in a few years and be the largest business organisation in North West Bangladesh. A partnership between Department for International Development (DfID) and Government of Bangladesh, SETU project of CARE Bangladesh is presently collaborating with NCVI to flourish as a social enterprise.
Details at http://www.communityledtotalsanitation.org/resource/living-blue-and-nijera-cottage-and-village-industries
The South Asian Dastkar Bazaar had artisans and craftspeople from Afghanistan, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan and of course India. The dates of this bazaar were from 23rd August to 1st September, 2013.
The Dastkar Nature Bazaar is located at Kisan Haat, Andheria Modh, near Chhatarpur Metro Station, on the Mehrauli-Gurgaon (M.G.Road) , New Delhi.
The Nature Bazaar is an initiative of Government of Delhi and Delhi Tourism in association with Dastkar. (www.dastkar.org) It is spread over almost 7,000 sq. meters where people can get access to quality crafts and eco–friendly products. It will be a round the year cultural and retail hub, promoting innovative products.
Check for regular updates at the Dastkar Nature Bazaar at www.facebook.com/dastkarsociety