Network of Homebased Workers
in South Asia

Profiles of Homebased Workers

A-Z OF HOMEBASED WORKERS - BANGLADESH
A
Appliqué workers, artificial flowers makers
B
Bead workers, bed sheet embroiderers
C
Cotton quilts makers, Children’s dress makers crochet workers, cap brim makers
D
Dry flower processors, dry flower arrangements, dress designers, dress maker Dung cake makers
E
Embroiders, envelope makers, earthenware makers, earring makers
F
frock makers
G
Garland makers, garlic peelers
H
Handicraft workers, handloom workers
J
Jewellery makers
K
Knitters
L
Lace makers, lace makers
M
Match box makers, mirror workers, mud toy makers
N
Net makers,
P
Pearl setting & stringing, paper bag makers, prawns peelers ’ paper-makers, Packers, pickle makers
Q
Quilt makers
R
Reel makers, rope makers, radio makers
S
Snacks makers; shadow workers, shoe makers, strap cutters for footwear
T
Trolley setters, tailors, toy makers, tying old carpets, thread makers
U
Unravelling wool workers, umbrella makers
W
Washers, weavers
XYZ
Zamdani sari makers, zari designers
A-Z OF HOMEBASED WORKERS - INDIA
A
Aggarbati (incense) rollers, ambar charkha (spinning) workers, akik (a semi- precious stone) workers-polishing
B
Bidi (cigarette) rollers and packers; bangle makers, block printers, box makers, bat Makers, bead workers, beauty parlour workers; bag makers; batik printers, Broom makers, bamboo workers, book binders, betel-nut crackers
C
Cobblers; churan (medicine) workers; cattle breeders; cooks, chain makers, cotton pod shellers, cashew roasters, candle makers, cracker makers, chikan embroiderers, carpenters.
D
Dye makers; dung-cake makers;
E
Envelope makers, embroiderers, electric board assemblers
F
Flower workers, file makers, food processors, food packers
G
Garment stitchers, grain sorters, gum makers, ground-nut pod shellers, glass painters and blowers.
H
Hand loom weavers, handicraft workers, hand fan embroiderers
I
Idol makers, iron smiths, interlockers
J
Jute workers, jewellery makers, lace makers
K
Kite makers, knife polishers
L
Leather workers, launderers, lace makers
M
Milk producers, mattress makers, mirror ring workers, medicine (traditional/herbs) pounders.
N
Net makers
O
Oil tin washers
P
Paper workers, plastic bag cleaners, plastic flower makers, papad rollers, poultry workers; potters
Q
Quilt makers
R
Rag sorters, rope makers
S
Spice pounders; smocking embroiderers
T
Toy makers, tin repairers, tie and dye workers, thread workers
U
Umbrella repairers
V
Vegetable workers
W
Weavers, wool sharers, wood carvers, wax makers, waste paper sorters
XYZ
Yoke embroiderers, Zari (gold thread embroidery) workers
A-Z OF HOMEBASED WORKERS - NEPAL
A
Agricultural producer, aprons maker, allo and hemp product makers, agarbatti makers
B
Beads items makers, bamboo workers, Batik printers/block printers, bee keepers bedcovers, bhujia makers, basket makers, bag makers, belt makers, bed sheet makers, bidi rollers
C
Ceramic makers, candles maker, crochet makers, carpets weavers, cages maker, candle making, cobblers
D
Dhaka weaving by hand loom weavers, dress makers, dry candies of lapsi and amala etc, dry food making
E
Embroiderers
F
Felting, filigrees, furniture and wooden educational items, food makers, Food processors, felt, fixtures, filigrees makers, fabric painters,
G
Garment makers and textile workers, glass painter, goldsmith
H
Herbal tea producers, handicraft workers, handloom weavers
I
Incense stick makers,
J
Jewellery makers
K
Knitwear makers, knot craft makers,
L
Leather products maker, laundry worker (dhobi), leaf plate maker
O
Ornaments
P
Pickle makers, Painters, paper product makers, Pashmina shawl makers, plastic flowers makers, pot makers
R
Rubberised car cover makers, rain coat makers,
S
Shampoo makers,/Surf/soap makers, stuffed toys makers, synthetic bag maker and , silver jewellery maker, scarves makers, shawl weavers, screen printers, spices makers, stitching packaging, slipper makers
T
Tailoring work, Tharu stitch/embroiders, tea packers, traditional textile workers, tie workers, Thanka painters
V
Vegetable workers, Vicks makers, vermi composting workers
W
Wool spinners, woollen cotton textile workers, woollen bags, wood carvers
A-Z OF HOMEBASED WORKERS - PAKISTAN
A
Assembling boxes, assembling electricity testers, Ajrak printers
B
Bed sheet embroidery, block printers
C
Costume jewellery makers, candle makers carpet weavers, cane stools maker, cushion cover embroiders, crochet knitter
D
Dairy and poultry products makers, duppatta embroiders
E
Embroidery workers
F
Food Processors foot ball makers, fabric painters, fans (traditional) with Jisti embroidery
G
Garland makers, garment embroiders
H
Handloom weavers
J
Jewellery box makers
K
Kitchenware makers,
L
Leather bags cutter
N
Necklace embroidered
P
Plastic products, pot makers
R
Reeling silk threads, Ralli making,
S
Stitching garments, shoe makers, soap makers, straw basket makers, straw mats makers, shoe embroiders, stringing rackets, spices packers
T
Tie and dye maker, tea coaster makers, table Tukri joining,
V
Volley ball makers
W
Wooden tray (carved edge)

(As approved by the Board of Trustees on 05.09.2014)

I. PURPOSE OF HOMENET SOUTH ASIA :

The structure of an organization or a network depends on what it’s purpose and strategies are.

Vision Statement

HomeNets in South Asia envisions a scenario in which Homebased Workers are visible, protected, promoted, empowered ..

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