Challenge Accepted

The Aipan Journal

Call it co-incidence,
Call it a test.
The undeterred will,
Brought sweet success.

“Faith can move mountains.” and 11th of July, 2015 was no less than climbing Mt. Everest for Enactus IPCW.
With the support of Mr. Kapil Mishra, Minister of Tourism, Art and Culture, NCT, the team put up a stall at Dilli Haat, the cultural hub of Delhi. Months’ hard-work went by in making 50 products by the Kumaoni women living in Timarpur, Delhi. Their magical wands as tiny paint brushes could surely infuse their love and passion to revive the dying art form, Aipan.

We can’t be more proud to announce that the incessant rains could not dampen our spirits but only made us stronger.

Photo by - Sabhyata Badhwar

Photo by – Sabhyata Badhwar

A sense of achievement was deeply felt when we were drenched, not by the rains but by the joy of having sold all the products at the end of…

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Giving Flight To a Social Entrepreneurship Venture With Project Aipan

The Aipan Journal

Knowing how crucial it is to be associated with some renowned societies in college, I joined Enactus IPCW’s Project Sashakt in the very first year of its inception and have loved every moment of this roller coaster ride. Though initially we started with a vague idea of what we were supposed to do, since taking up revival of the Aipan art form, we have worked with a clear focus and dedication.

I personally have learned a lot ever since I have been associated with the project since 2014 – be it mentoring sessions with KPMG, drawing designs (even though I am horrible at art!), reading up on the significance of motifs, or just visiting and talking to the aunties in Timarpur to know more about the fascinating culture of Kumaon!

Aipan Art Aipan Art

Project Aipan does not include only revival of this dying artform but is also a means to empower…

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