Kumudini Handicrafts’ Embroidery work is done by women all over Bangladesh, many of whom come from the poorer areas of the country. In many cases they are neglected, exploited and abandoned by their families /husbands. The work they do for Kumudini handicrafts has enabled them to earn a steady income and support themselves and their children. Many women have also managed to save and invest in small businesses. This ability to earn has also given them status and a voice in the family group. Thus, Kumudini Handicrafts is enriching and empowering women all over the country, one artisan a time.