a colourful journey

Lockdown…shutters down!

The shutters are down at all of Samunnat’s little enterprises…our shop, the Cooperative, the tailors.  The dogs can sleep totally undisturbed.  Today (Saturday 11) is our 19th day of lockdown. At the beginning rules were very clearly announced about what...

What makes us happy? Clean Up Day at Samunnat

For over 13 months we have been so busy making jewellery. During the year, we were making beads, doing lessons and learning, having fun with the Colourful Journey travellers and there were many more things to do.  But in that busy schedule we almost forgot to clean...
Sano Rita, Bishnu and Sita share (ACJ #3)

Sano Rita, Bishnu and Sita share (ACJ #3)

And our final instalment about the Colourful Journey! Sano Rita: I loved their simplicity, honesty and friendliness.  Our love went two ways.  It was fun wrapping them in sari and putting make up on their face and mehendi (Henna) on their palms.  My friend, Kate...
Manisha, Pramila and Samjhana share (ACJ #1)

Manisha, Pramila and Samjhana share (ACJ #1)

Every year, a group of travellers visit the ladies of Samunnat as part of the Colourful Journey.  In this trip which is led by Bishnu Rai of Himalayan Sunrise and our own Wendy didi, the ladies travelled on the road less travelled to places on eastern Nepal where many...
Fabulous Fozia Creative Centre!! Blog #6

Fabulous Fozia Creative Centre!! Blog #6

Our readers know that we make polymer clay beads and use them to make beautiful necklaces.  But we do not make the clasps for the necklaces or the silver hooks for our earrings. We buy these from the lovely people at Fozia Creative Centre. Our friends there are so...
A Colourful Journey

A Colourful Journey