Bollywood comes to Bayswater with the arrival of a range of Bollywood home wares including cushions, bags and aprons. The items are made from recycled Bollywood film advertising billboards and are rain resistant and made from stain-proof material which wipes clean. They are Fair Trade and great for indoors or outdoor use.
The young women who produce these items are trained in tailoring,and offered their own sewing machine at the end of their one year course so they can start their own business at home. At the same time, SPEED Trust has continued its education efforts, and nowadays 90% of the children in the area attend school. For more information on this project check out the New Internationalist website.