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Bamboo crafts from Uravu

Uravu is a Non-governmental Organisation (NGO) based in Kalpetta of Wayanad district in Kerala.

It was set up in 1996 to promote bamboo processing and to impart training in it. The inhabitants of Thrikkaipetta village, mostly tribals, find a livelihood in the bamboo processing unit founded by Uravu.

The organisation is involved in the production of handicraft products. Close to nature and eco-friendly, bamboo is a fine alternative to the harmful chemical staples.

Many items from bamboo, such as chairs, baskets, pen, CD-covers, files and many more office and household materials are produced here.

Wayanad, a northern district in Kerala has many interesting places to visit. The Pookot lake, Thirunelly temple, Kuruvadweep, Muthanga Wildlife sanctuary are some among them. The district is also home to the largest number of tribal population.