The overall work mandate of JRF is to reach out to remote rural areas and establish bonds with the village communities, enabling them to start weaving not just rugs but also their own lives. Such weaving of lives is done Via two intertwined vertical: ‘entrepreneurship development’ and ‘social development’. Whereas the entrepreneurship development vertical focuses on the economic well-being of the artisans and their communities through skill development and livelihood support, the social development vertical focuses on their social well-being through interventions, awareness generation and linkages. These two complement each other and facilitate the artisans to advance in their development trajectories.
Ruas has a unique artisan-artist co-design model, which features the traditional craft of the artisans in the form of niche products, such as camera and guitar straps, for urban artists and art enthusiasts.
The mission is to promote self employment amongst the rural youth of North east region by encouraging and supporting them to set up their own micro enterprises.Tambul Plates Marketing Private Limited (TPMPL) is in the business of producing and marketing arecanut leaf plates through these micro enterprises.
Dinesh + Hardik have created a platform to upskill and connect unskilled individuals with employers, using training courses and a benchmarking scheme to ensure employee performance. Aasaanjobs will partner with training institutes and also place emphasis on placement assistance.
Back in 2013, we recognised a recurring problem in the job market. Access to a trustworthy database of candidates in the entry level an blue collar job segments was largely restricted, and the hiring process highly disorganised. This was due to a crippling unavailability of information regarding skill benchmarks as well as job requirements. It was therefore essential to create a repository of data containing information about jobs as well as candidates in this segment. Aasaanjobs was thus born as a means to address this problem.