The Everyday Creators
This Mini Gallery features the women and men that keep on creating, no matter what happens in the world. We hope that this gallery of pictures of everyday people will inspire you to keep on creating, no matter what happens in life.
“Laughter is the best medicine”
Artisan of Mini Rattan Bag
by O D I N A
Andri, a mother of two, comes from a 3-generation family of rattan weavers in Lombok. She loves the process of rattan weaving and hope that her kids can have a better future.
“Happy is to have good meals with family”
Artisan of Pineapple Sustainable Bag
by O D I N A
Nur lives in a fishing village in North Jakarta. She weaves the sustainable bag while waiting for her daughter in school. Her husband is a fisherman and his income has been depleting due to lack of fish in the area. Nur’s extra income helps to support her family.
“To have work is a blessing”
Artisan of Jia Dress
Budi is is a quiet person that sew every dress to perfection. His mother had a stroke a while back. He hopes to give better life for his parents.
“…..” (only gave a faint smile when asked for a quote)
Artisan of Rattan Bag
by O D I N A
Iwan is a mother of one that lives in Lombok. She was given a boy’s name because her parents wished for a son. She is currently expecting another child.
“My happiness is my son”
Artisan of Kids “Animal-designed” Mask
Dewi enjoys her daily morning routine of eating porridge in front of her workplace together with friends. She is loved by her fellow seamstresses. Her husband ran away so she has to settle his debt while supporting her son.
“SAUL is about representing you”
Creator of SAUL Studio
Debora is a talented fashion designer. Her inspiration for design comes from a passion for modern architectural shapes and structures – simple & clean. She is a mother of two. Her hope is to bring Indonesian fashion to international stage.
“The Elegance of Simplicity defines Silvermist Lady”
Creator of Silvermist
Vinita is a Thai shoe designer who has disregards for rules that always insist women to always look decorated and fancy (even though she always look lovely). She is a comfy shoes lover that calls both Indonesia and Thailand home.
ODINA stands for Outstanding Doers International Alliance.
We are doers! We work to help our fellow doers so the fruits of their labour can be enjoyed by everyone.
This is not a simple journey, it is what we believe in and strive to achieve.
We are working together with our partners to make the world a better place for all.