- Experience23 Years
- Awards- Impact Hero 2022 Finalists by Earth Company - 1st runner up UN Women 2021 Asia-Pacific WEPs Awards in the SME Champion Category - SME Champion for Leadership Commitment at the 2021 Women Empowerment Principles Awards by UN WOMEN Indonesia
- Annual TurnoverLess than 5 Lac
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We work with +1200 weavers across different age groups to preserve and rejuvenate the indigenous heritage of backstrap loom weaving. Till date, we have preserved 27 indigenous motifs and revived 4.
TORAJAMELO is continuously improving its sustainable practices by sourcing natural materials, reducing waste, working with local suppliers, and heading towards developing a local circular economy.
Eco-Dyeing , hand woven
Tenun is an artful native Indonesian technique of making a fabric by weaving different colors of threads using traditional looms.
Stories of Women who Make our Work Worthwhile
Meri Pagapong is a daugher, mother, sister and the sole breadwinner of her family. Read https://spark.adobe.com/page/dfohDZg5miR4A/ to learn how she providers for her family through her craft of weaving.
Toraja is a beautiful mountainous area in South Sulawesi Province, Indonesia. We have trained around 250 weavers in Toraja. A weavers cooperative “Sa’dan Siangkaran” was established in 2015. Their products are sold in the local markets and to TORAJAMELO.
Mamasa is the only area in Indonesia, where the weavers create beautiful tablet weaving. A cooperative with around 350 members was established in February 2018. They sell their weaving in the local markets and to TORAJAMELO.