JRS believed it was equally important to put the training into practise. In March 2021, with another social media tagline, “#Make room for her” the Skilling Circles, India began a series of micro projects.
After studying consumer’s lockdown behaviours, the Chin and Afghan Refugee women of Delhi, India enthusiastically brainstormed on a set of hand embroidered kitchen linen to cater to the lockdown home baking trend. After a successful run, the women ideated on the PJ project; a collection of pyjamas for men and women to lounge in during the lockdown. With winters coming up, the women agreed that this was the perfect time to hand knit a set of winter fashion accessories; a beanie, a muffler and a pair of gloves for the ‘Winter is near’ project. For Christmas, the women crafted a ‘box of Christmas cheer!