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Yes Helping Hands

On the last day of the previous India trip I was walking through little cute shops of Arambol Beach back to my guest house room. There was one particular shop that attracted my attention. Natural and earthy colors of the soft scarfs, shawls and blankets were displayed there along with the brochures of what this place was. “I am blind BUT I can Weave”- one of the photos on the brochure said. I felt a calling to walk in and check it out. This was a fair trade shop of the organization called Yes Helping Hands Handicrafts. As I learned at the shop, they provide practical training and employment opportunities for people living with disabilities in Nepal and Ladak, India. They...

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