Indian Artisans COVID appeal

Help Indian artisans weather the next few months 

The situation in India has turned dire. India is very close to our hearts, being one of the first destinations we launched.

Our thoughts and wishes are with all Indians, and particularly with rural artisans who were coming out of the first lockdown only to be punched down again. Resolute as Indians are, they will come out of this adversity.


But they need help.

If you're looking to make a targeted donation to rural artisans, E.Y.H.O. will channel 100% of your funds to

a vetted collaborative of artisanal NGOs that provide food, health packets, raw materials, wages, and marketing support. 


Why artisanal NGOs in India? Why through E.Y.H.O.? 

  • proven access to 75,000 families and 3000 artisans across India 

  • lower fund raising to cost ratios

  • in regular contact with villages, can quickly tailor help to community needs 

  • targeted donation to where it'll be needed most in the coming weeks

  • donating through E.H.Y.O. overcomes India's FCRA (Foreign Contribution Regulation Act)

  • 100% of your donation will be channelled. Complete transparency on PayPal pool. NGO collaborative's receipt will be shared on this page. 

Unpackaged Travels 

Small group tours for friendly like-minded travellers

Explore the material culture, architecture, and history of traditional societies
We excel at sensitively curated travel experiences

We hope you'll join our tight-knit worldwide travel community!

During COVID-19,  join us for virtual lectures on art, history, and textiles of your favourite destinations.

Acclaimed speakers. Cost recovery or free. 

Take a look at our REAL travel offerings in 2021 and beyond. Space is extremely limited. 

where will you go next? 

  • January 2022

    Gujarat Stepwells and Textiles

    The ultimate textile lover's tour! Explore a part of India that very few have the chance to see. With added water architecture of stepwells.

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    October 12-26, 2021


    Silk Road

    In-depth exploration of the Silk Road's architecture, textiles, arts, and crafts. Filling up fast - 4 spots left. 

  • October 2021

    Morocco deserts, arts and crafts

    Journey deep into a country of shifting sands, centuries of history, and a passionate crafts culture. A delight for all your senses.

  • March 2022

    Sikh Temples 

     Kashmir Textiles 

    Sikhism's holiest temples and mightiest forts. With incomparable textiles of Kashmir. Scholar-led. 

  • February 2022

    South India

    Temples and Tea

    Hidden enclaves of Tamil Nadu and Kerala. History, culture, architecture, and Ayurveda

  • Late 2022 onwards

    Indonesia, Japan and Madagascar

    Material culture, wildlife, and textiles . . . more unique destinations for that twinkle in your eye

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— Mary-Lou S., Washington

“The textile tour of Gujarat-Kutch-Rajasthan was one of the top events of my life, exceeding my fondest expectations.”

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