Weaver in Tripura. Photograph by Storyloom Films.
Craft is in crisis. Livelihoods, culture, heritage, environments and societies are at stake. The British Council, working with a network of partners in the UK and around the world want to ensure craft has a future and we believe it has unique potential to create prosperity and tackle global challenges.
Crafting Futures projects are tailored to the need of the local communities we work with. Led by those communities, and the insight of local partners, by understanding the specific context we can develop new initiatives that respond to that need.
The programme is currently active in over 20 countries in East Asia, South Asia, Latin America and Wider Europe: