GoCoop Solutions and Services (GoCoop) and Export Import Bank (Exim Bank) have come together to chalk out a deal that will benefit artisans and weavers, by assisting them to sell their products online.
Offering over 17,000 products, GoCoop.com is a social platform that allows cooperatives, close-knit community based artisans and weavers to list and sell through its online marketplace. The necessary knowledge is also shared for transparent sourcing of craft products, to conduct effective business.
GoCoop currently works with:
GoCoop aims to empower low-income producers to raise their standard of living by helping them gain a fair price for the goods. Marketing support is also provided through its technological platform, that helps co-ops scale up by offering national and International markets exposure.
GoCoop’s main categories include:
- Apparels and accessories (accessories, cottons sari’s, silk saris)
- Home and furnishing (cushion covers, bedsheets, carpet)
- Fabrics (shirt materials, dress materials, shawls)
“Under the MOC, both Exim Bank and GoCoop will work on export market development for Craft products and share their knowledge and connect each other to promising social enterprises for further support, including financial and advisory,” Exim Bank said in a release.