Bamboo Craft and Livelihoods


BAMBOO CRAFT AND LIVELIHOODS


STRC’s MANDATE ON BAMBOO

PROJECT DETAILS

Project 01: Training of Trainers (ToT) for Course and Curriculum Development for Gondwana University

10 Traditional Bamboo craftsmen/women from remote villages of Gadchiroli were scouted through rigorous counseling and interactive pursuation and were selected to go through a 4 month residential Training of Trainers (ToT) at BambU Studio, Industrial Design Centre (IDC), IIT Bombay, Mumbai.

Project 02: 1-Year Diploma Course and Curriculum Development

The 1-Year Diploma Program is structured in a semester-wise schedule with a design pedagogy that consists of learning by doing intensive studio tasks, extensive exploration, hands-on experiences, case studies, field visits and live projects. This Diploma Program will cater to traditional craftsmen/women, local youths, young and willing entrepreneurs.

Project 03: Creating a Cadre of Skilled Bamboo artisans

Identifying local bamboo artisans, interested youths, Women Self Helps Groups etc. to create an informal network of people and transform them into master craftsmen/trainers/entrepreneurs through skill training, production workshops, exposure and access to market place.

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