Youth for Change and Social Development (YCSD)
Youth for Change and Social Development (YCSD) is a ‘not for profit’ voluntary organization based in Guwahati , and had been working for the all round development of handloom and handicrafts of the entire North Eastern region of India and also for the stake holders at various stages in these sectors.
YCSD has been working towards identification of new artisans, skill up-gradation, design intervention, value addition, capacity development and marketing of finished products. As a part of the continuous endeavour towards development of indigenous craft practices and value additions, YCSD has also been taking initiative on –
- designer candle craft,
- cane & bamboo craft,
- fibre based craft like water hyacinth, jute, banana and `Kauna’ etc.
- Natural Dye Value Chain,
- traditional & artistic jewellery.