Matr Boomie

 

Matr Boomie has a vision to create positive change in India by empowering women and minorities to realize their creative, economic, and leadership potential.

 

Summary

  • The name "Matr Boomie" comes from a phrase in Hindi that means "motherland."
  • This family-run business was founded by husband and wife, Manish and Ruchi, in Austin, Texas.
  • Manish's sister and brother-in-law, Rashmi and Davendra, manage the operations in India.
  • Works with 924 artisan across 12 states in India
  • 55% of artisans are women
  • 45% of artisans are from rural areas, where artisans have a difficult time finding a market for their traditional crafts.
  • Member of the Fair Trade Federation, which verifies and monitors fair trade practices

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