Roma Entrepreneurs are joining the incubator set up by REDI and Produse Handmade
REDI NGO and ProduseHandmade.ro have joined forces to support and empower Roma entrepreneurs to scale their businesses to the next level. With the technical support of our organization, ProduseHandmade.ro will support individual entrepreneurs to develop their businesses by providing a full-scale range of services starting with logistics, picking up orders, delivery, distributing orders across Roma Business Club.
“Produse Handmade” (www.produsehandmade.ro) was launched in September 2020, a period when the sights of the Covid-19 were still filling the space across the globe, with the goal to provide the Roma entrepreneurs the needed support to continue to generate income.
“These products are designed for the contemporary needs of reconnecting life to nature and protecting the environment, because our products involve clean and best quality raw material.
We want to bring back the traditional Romanian craft in the contemporary, trying to cover a wide range of materials: wood, copper, silver, brass, wicker, hazelnut, textiles, leather, etc.
We focus on the manual making of objects and their uniqueness, we also offer their personalization according to the client’s preference. We are promoters of the useful, of the authentic Romanian traditional, of the aesthetics, and we address exclusively the beauty lover of the artisan decorative artistic style.”, is the mission statement of “Produse Handmade”.
Through different programs, REDI NGO also had to pivot their ongoing projects and react at the grassroots level, and several digitalization projects were kicked-off and finalized during 2020. With our combined knowledge and after assessing the needs of the entrepreneurs, aligned objectives of the two entities, this project has come to life. The workflow is simple:
- Entrepreneurs will continue to do what their do best: craft unique and amazing products
- ProduseHandmade.ro will take over logistics
- REDI NGO will provide technical support, will handle advertising, and will bring more entrepreneurs to the network
REDI + ProduseHandmade.ro + Roma Entrepreneurs = 360 degrees Business
After a few months of contact and field trips, the entrepreneurs have reached out to us. Their needs have chanced and REDI and Produse Handmade reacted by creating a single unit that will take care of all the cycles involved in promoting, selling and distributing their products.