CLOSE X

Our Umbrellas

Midnight blue

Midnight blue

350

BUY NOW
Red Cardinal

Red Cardinal

350

BUY NOW
Blue Scilla umbella

Blue Scilla umbella

350

BUY NOW

About Us

Karthumbi

We are a social enterprise. Our members are tribal women from Attappadi, a valley at the foothills of the Western Ghats in Palakkad district, which is the largest tribal settlement in Kerala. We belong to tribes of indigenous people of this land. Our ancestors survived by farming and living off of the natural resources of the forest. They made a sustainable living for centuries. We were content and happy. All this changed a few decades ago. The area saw a huge influx of migrants since early 1930s. The immigrants poached our lands. Farming became unsustainable. Urbanization combined with other social changes forced us to look for other options. We found ourselves building this enterprise as the answer.

We aim to generate income for sustainable development in the region, which is persistently being exploited since migration. Like any other society, tribal population of Attappadi dream of nutritious food, quality education and good living conditions. Some dreams need to be fulfilled. One among them is the colorful dreams that the children of Attappadi holding very close to their tender heart...

Contact Us

Thampu, CC No.70/367,
Sastha Temple Road Kaloor,
Kochi, Ernakulam - 682017.
Rajendra Prasad +91-9447139784 Chindhu +91-8848933391