The climatic change mainly caused by us destroys – far away from industry and “civilization” the subsistence of the rural tribes in the north-east corner of India, so for example in Meghalaya.
Decreasing precipitation and raising temperature avoid the agricultural activities doing it the usual way. To prevent a migration into the cities it is urgently necessary to create new possibilities for earn a living. An alternative is the silk rearing practiced by the women since centuries for their own needs. Its increase together with the build-up of a market for natural silk textiles in Europe and the USA will help the women and future generations to create a new livelihood.
We can reach this by special trainings, the introduction of efficient working processes and new handicraft technology, by build-up of a producing community and continuous back-stopping and consulting. We can help to save the cultural heritage of traditional handicrafts and knowledge.
I asked you to support our initiative and t help the women in Meghalaya to save their sub-sistence by silk production and textile manufacturing. Learn more…
Many thanks for your help!
Best regards from sunny Leipzig
Yours Matias Langer