Supported by the United Nations Excessive Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and Geneva-based organisation Made51, which is remitted to market refugee merchandise globally, SilaiWali, in flip, helps Afghan girls refugees, most of whom belong to the Hazara group (probably the most persecuted communities in Afghanistan).
Moitra says that since lots of Afghan girls dwell close to Delhi’s Khriki Extension, they began a centre there in order that these girls aren’t distant from their youngsters and would not have to depend on public transport to succeed in their office. Curiously, provides Moitra, the refugee girls didn’t require any coaching as they already had the normal expertise of crocheting and stitching.
Nevertheless, he did prepare them in utilizing their expertise to make up to date and trendy sellable gadgets for the worldwide market.
Having labored intently with refugees, Moitra says that lots of people have reached out to him through the years, seeking to discover a technique to make a dwelling. This solely elevated in the previous few months because the disaster in Afghanistan worsened. However opposite to what one would anticipate, such calls have now decreased, since only some hundred Afghan refugees have been capable of attain India, because the Taliban took management of Kabul.