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Jaipur Rugs Foundation - GSBI 2010 - Factsheet

Jaipur Rugs Foundation - GSBI 2010 - Factsheet

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TR ANSFORMING RUR AL INDIA BY PR OVIDING A RT I S A N S W I T H O P P O RT U N I T I E S T O I N C R E A S E THEIR INCOME

Jaipur Rugs Foundation - GSBI™ Class of 2010 Headquarters:
India Jaipur, Rajasthan

Problem Statement:
There are 2.5 million carpet artisans in India earning less than $2 a day. Living mostly in rural areas, they are exploited by petty contractors and have inadequate skills. They are unorganized, work under difficult conditions and have little access to markets. This leads t
TR ANSFORMING RUR AL INDIA BY PR OVIDING A RT I S A N S W I T H O P P O RT U N I T I E S T O I N C R E A S E THEIR INCOME

Jaipur Rugs Foundation - GSBI™ Class of 2010 Headquarters:
India Jaipur, Rajasthan

Problem Statement:
There are 2.5 million carpet artisans in India earning less than $2 a day. Living mostly in rural areas, they are exploited by petty contractors and have inadequate skills. They are unorganized, work under difficult conditions and have little access to markets. This leads t

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| www.jaipurrugs.org | info@jaipurrugs.org | +91 141 239 8948 |
“JRF’s well-tested and respected training model, on average, increases the daily income of artisans from $1 to $3 a day, with a potential to go up to $5 a day.” 
- Vinod Kaushik, Chief 
Executive Ofcer
Problem Statement:
There are 2.5 million carpet artisans in India earning less than$2 a day. Living mostly in rural areas, they are exploited by pettycontractors and have inadequate skills. They are unorganized,
work under difcult conditions and have little access to markets.
This leads to a lack of bargaining power, resulting in low produc-tivity and wages.
Theory of Change:
Jaipur Rugs Foundation providestraining for Indian carpet industryartisans, increasing their productivityand income, thereby developing theirdignity and self-esteem.
Headquarters: 
Jaipur, RajasthanIndia
Established: 
2004
Impact Areas: 
India
Type: 
Non-Prot/NGO
Sectors: 
Economic Development,Equality & Social Justice
Staff Size: 
32 with 5 part-timeconsultants and 15 volunteers
 Annual Budget:
$3.5 Million
Major Funders:
Government
organizations, Jaipur Rug Company & CSR, Individual donors
 Awards:
 Sankalp Award in 2010,Recognition from FICCI on CSR activi-ties, Best SME for CSR by BusinessToday & YES Bank 
Jaipur Rugs Foundation - GSBI™ Class of 2010
TRANSFORMING RURAL INDIA BY PROVIDING ARTISANS WITH OPPORTUNITIES TO INCREASETHEIR INCOME
Solution:
Through development and training of carpet weaving artisans,Jaipur Rugs Foundation is transforming rural villages in India
to develop greater efciency and higher income and economic
prosperity for weavers and their communities. JRF enables theartisans to have ownership of the production process by devel-oping production units and Common Facility Centers. This willcreate local employment catalyzing the rural economy. We bring
our expertise in the carpet industry to inuence the entire sectorto benet the rural artisans.

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