Kala Raksha Trust, a grassroots social enterprise, is dedicated to preservation of traditional arts. Uniquely committed to documenting existing traditions, the Trust maintains a collection of heirloom textiles housed as a local Museum. Artisans participated in establishing this Museum. Thus it embodies a simple but revolutionary concept: involve people in presenting their own cultures.



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Training and Research Opportunities

Since 1995, Kala Raksha has hosted eighteen Institute of Rural Management Anand (IRMA) interns who have worked on various facets such as a Kala Raksha business model, marketing aspects and finance, two TATA Institute for Social Sciences interns, three American India Foundation interns, and numerous students from the National Institute of Design, the National Institute of Fashion Technology, and private institutions. Design students from all over the world regularly use the Resource Center for projects. The Trust encourages use of its Resource Center and Museum for serious research and design endeavors and welcomes projects in the fields of design, rural management, social work, development and related fields, in which intern and organization might mutually benefit.



We are always happy to hear from potential volunteers! If you are seriously interested, please email a short resume and description of how you would like to help to Kala Raksha at info@kala-raksha.org.


Financial Support

Kala Raksha Trust is self sustaining. Sale of the products we create supports all of our ongoing activities. However, our modest margins cannot cover social welfare and expansion of the Museum. We rely on donations to increase our Museum facilities. If you would like to make a generous contribution, please see www.kala-raksha.org or contact us at info@kala-raksha.org.