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SHEN is a women led handicraft collective initiated by Nature Conservation Foundation (NCF) and the Snow Leopard Trust towards conservation of Snow Leopards in the Spiti Valley, a Trans-Himalayan region of India.


SHEN means ‘snow leopard’ in the Spitian language. This initiative provides women from Spiti with skill development and design interventions to create these beautiful products. This helps them offset livestock predation by carnivores, diversify their income and encourage partici