They say, it takes an entire village to raise a child. Friends, family, a few kind strangers, their donations and short-term, interest-free loans saw us through an initial trial run. 

At the end of 2 years, we remain a small operation with big ambitions.

Over the next few years, we see ourselves working towards: 

- Revival of naturally brown cotton cultivation with small landholding farmers, including women.

- Re-generation of livelihoods by re-connecting the broken linkages in the cloth production chain. 

- Building capacities and competencies for rain-fed, pesticide free, naturally coloured cotton yarn and textile in the local and international market. 

If the above work excites you as much as it excites us, and you have the skills and enthusiasm to make happen ideas of an economy in its people-first, small-scale, bottom-up approach, you could

  • Volunteer at
  • Donate to
  • Talk about
  • Buy from

Write to us at browncotton@kandu.in

None of our dreams and ambitions are possible without your support.

 

In Gratitude for Year One
Abdul Dodwad, Amit Basole, Anantha Sayanan, Annapoorna and Chennabasappa Masuti, Anita Varma, Anuradha Hegde, Bablu Ganguly, Bindiya Rao, Deepak Malghan, Devika Krishnan, 
Gita Ram, Good Pitch Local Karnataka, Dr. Jayashree Jamal, Karunatai Futane, Dr. Keshav Kranthi, Mahitha Suresh, Dr. Manjula Maralappanavar, Meena Menon, Padmaja Chandrasekhar, Pradyumna Suri, Prakash Bhat, Dr. G V Ramanjaneyulu, Ritu Sinh, Santosh Koulagi, Savitha Suri, Sharada Gopal, Sharmila Narne, Sudhir Prabhu, Sarla and Sunanda Bhat, Suresh KP, Sushma Iyengar, Dr. B Syama Sundari, Tara Rao, UAS-Dharwad, Ujjwala and Ashok Phendse, A R Vasavi, Venkat Iyer, Dr. Vibha Gupta, Uzramma

 

Special Thanks
Web Development: Manisha Mittal 
Web Design: Shambhavi Kothari
Logo Design: Padmaja Chandrasekhar