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Thank You India X Lucky Iron Fish

Thank You India X Lucky Iron Fish

Working to solve complex problems, like iron deficiency anemia, requires collaboration among many groups and individuals.

Thank You India and Lucky Iron fish are proud to work together to help make a difference in the lives of women and children with iron deficieny anemia. Each purchase of TYI's new Lucky Iron Fish Necklace will benefit the Sahara Centre for Residential Care and Rehabilitation. 

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The Meaning of the Chakra

The Meaning of the Chakra

Traditionally, the chakras emerged from Hinduism. They’re understood as physical points in the body that are associated with a certain colour, design and energy. It’s important to keep the energies balanced to maintain peace in the body and mind. You can meditate on a certain chakra to focus on wisdom, self-confidence, intuition and more.

So how do you take all of this and build your own understanding?

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DO Care a DAMN! Supply Chains & Ethical Buying

DO Care a DAMN!  Supply Chains & Ethical Buying

We love our chocolate, our coffee, our fashions...our diamonds. All of these industries have been notorious in using child labour.

Being involved with our artisans on regular basis and visiting them in India, allows us to tick all our boxes on supply chains: fair value, ethical fashion, transparency, no child labour. 

Is it sufficient to look for labels on our clothes? Is it sufficient to boycott chocolate companies that practice child labour? Is it sufficient to be ethical in our practices as a consumer? 

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Giving Back

Giving Back

 

Recently a friend brought to our attention on the words ‘Giving Back’.  Since we use these very exact words in our tag line – “At Thank You India you become part of the social chain of giving back” – we were intrigued by the use or perhaps the misuse of it.

The intention of giving back iterated our friend, is that you have had to have taken something in the first place to have to now return it back.  As in rebate or recompense. 

We at TYI have a different intention of using the words ‘giving back’.   It is with satisfaction of our own lives and recognition that we need to share our wealth of whether it be sharing of the knowledge of the artisan work or the artistry itself.  In employing the work of the artisan and allowing their work in turn to exist through purchasing their work or by selling their work and giving a portion of the funds to the grassroots’ charities benefiting women, children or education, we are becoming part of the chain of giving back.

Over to you, what do you think of the term ‘giving back’?  What emotion does it evoke for you? We would love to hear your comment.  

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