Cocobagh Social Business Venture

Updates from our project

What is Cocobagh?

Together with our partners Eco Jute and WBC, we launched Cocobagh Social Business Venture, a social business venture in West Bengal to create training and employment opportunities for the community surrounding our production facility. Aimed at members of the community who are marginalised through cultural or social reasons we are focusing on empowering widowed women who don’t...
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Meet the Team: Jo & Laura Visit Kolkata

After an intensive year of training in the art of sewing and stitching, our Cocobagh trainees are now full time members of our production team in Baduria...
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Meet the Maker – Sakila Khatun

Sakila has been with the project for three years, since the very first day we opened the training centre she has been part of our journey. Recommended to us by the local Panchayat, Sakila lives very close by but has not been employed before so was initially nervous about entering a new environment.  The first few...
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WHY WE DO IT

We aim to balance commerce & community. And we make lovely products.

Join us on our journey to deliver wonderful natural products that have been been crafted by artisans in partnership with our team of designers. Our passion is to create useful, attractive and long lasting products that enrich the lives of those who use them but further enrich the lives and communities of the people who make them.

For many years we have worked closely with independent producers and retailers across the world, creating a route to market for small artisan producers. These products provide their communities with a profitable income, creating opportunities for reinvestment in to education and employment to create increased autonomy.

Some of the students at our training centre

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Email: hello@cocobagh.org
Tel: 020 7737 9509

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