- Congratulations to our 2017 India delegation Sister Elizabeth Barton and her Husband Jim on starting their own union company! Barton Legacy Builders will primarily work on #homeremodeling and #homebuilding . With a combined 45+ years in the construction industry, we know they will be successful. Call them if you need work in St Louis area.We’re excited to announce that one of our co-founders, Noreen Buckley will be featured tomorrow in the @goservicetitan 8 week master class for the trades!Covid-19 has caused us to shift our focus toward building #internationalsolidarity virtually. Over the past year, we have held many training exchanges with #tradeswomen organizations around the world.We are excited to announce that Tradeswomen Building Bridges will be partnering with the #tradeswomentaskforce and @cuny_slu for a #virtualevent on November 21st!The hardest worker on the job. 💪🐘Our 2019 delegation rocking their #buildtogether shirts from @tradieladiesofbc . The organization sponsored two of our #canadian delegates. Cofounder @prairie.fruit.bat is the chair of @build.together.sk . It is an amazing organization that supports tradeswomen across Canada and abroad!
Monthly Archives: August 2015
This is a terrific video by the BBC on the Kudumbashree Construction Companies. “Kudumbashree” is the southern Indian state of Kerala’s mission to wipe out poverty through community action and the empowerment of women. The literal meaning of Kudumbashree is … Continue reading
“When it comes to the scene of construction activity in India, images of poor workers–both men and women on faded torn clothes carrying red bricks on their heads–dominate the catalogue. Although India has progressed a lot in its 68-year post … Continue reading
This Jan 11, 2015 article by Nita Bhallo from Reuters describes the conditions of many of India’s women construction workers and the work of SEWA in training women and educating them on their rights. http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/01/12/us-india-women-construction-idUSKBN0KL00920150112