Women Who Turned Passion Projects Into Businesses

The new wave of ‘vocal for local’ proved to be a boost for Indian entrepreneurs. It has promoted local businesses during COVID-19 and given customers the ability and motivation to shop locally with ease. This rebranded version of ‘Made In India’ has our support, and every month, TC46 will spotlight small businesses and ventures you can champion and back easily through online and offline purchases.

Sustainable Jewellery By Amukta

Nikhita Kabadi, an architect turned jewellery designer, is the founder of the homegrown brand Amukta. She started the brand in college and used to make just her own jewellery initially. Her friends, teachers and batchmates would notice and ask where she picked up the pieces from. With much appreciation, they encouraged her to start selling her jewellery, and that’s how Amukta was born. Amukta means something that is untouched and different from the rest.

Handcrafted Soaps By Kadambari

Founded by Kadambari Gupte, Handcrafted Soaps by Kadambari is a brand in the bath and beauty space. The USP of the soaps is that they do not use any artificial fragrance or chemical. They are made from natural ingredients along with coconut oil and body essential organic oils. The soaps are mild on the skin and the body. Kadambari is a mother of a 2-year-old son, a wife, and also a freelance PR professional along with being the founder of Handcrafted Soaps by Kadambari Gupte.

Online Education By Namah Education

Kanvika Nayar is the founder of Namah Education, a new learning initiative designed by the entrepreneur. She is a graduate from ISDI Parsons Mumbai, works as a graphic designer, and has also set up her own jewellery brand Erka. Namah Education believes in the ancient Indian education system. It is highly driven by the deep-rooted education mantras from back in the time of Ramayana and Mahabharata. Namah is a Sanskrit term, commonly used in mantras as a gesture of greeting and refers to bowing down.