These gorgeous Hope Dolls are from Ohrna, a design company based in India that trains rural women in skills to allow them to make products which can be sold for profit.
Hope Dolls are made by women artisans in rural India. They are made out of scrap material and by-products of the manufacturing process that would otherwise have to be discarded.
They represent the people and dressing styles of different regions of India and therefore are of varied sizes, attires and skin colors, just like us all!
Their eyes are inspired by goddess Durga, the land of Ohrna’s roots in Bengal. And they come to you with wishes for good health and peace.
They make great gifts, car or wall hangings or even Christmas ornaments.
Each set of four Hope Dolls is being sold on our Helen Round web site to support Ohrna, as part of International Womens Day. They are a limited edition.
Profits made from the sale of each set of Hope Dolls will be used to train girls in handcrafts through the Sunder Rang project, just outside Chandelao, Rajasthani, India.