Entries by Theresa

WORK+SHELTER Celebrates 10 Years

WORK+SHELTER was founded 10 years ago this month. To celebrate, we compiled a timeline of highlights and turning points as we’ve grown our staff,  our expertise, and our reliance on green materials. We couldn’t have gotten this far without our wonderful clients, who took chances on us when we were unproven and helped us grow. Thank […]

Customize Your Products with WORK+SHELTER

WORK+SHELTER offers a variety of options when it comes to customizing your products. Whether you need to add your logo to our lineup of promotional products or you want an original print produced for your spring line, we’re here to make it happen. We work directly with the mills, dyers, and printers, so there’s no […]

Where W+S Sources Our Fabrics

Welcome to the third installment of our development services blog series! If you haven’t checked out the first two posts, we encourage you to do so: How W+S Brings Your Custom Product Designs to Life and When W+S Development Services are Right For You. This post will give you an overview of how and where we source […]

When W+S Development Services are Right for You

Are you interested in getting your product made with WORK+SHELTER, but not sure of the best strategy for your product development? First, make sure you read our last blog post: How WORK+SHELTER Brings Your Custom Product Designs to Life. This second installment of our series will help you decide when it makes the most sense […]

How WORK+SHELTER Brings Your Custom Product Designs to Life

Behind every great product is a thorough product-development process, and WORK+SHELTER offers a range of development services to help get your custom design ready for production. Our in-house team of can guide you through every step. Or we can work collaboratively with your design team to fill in any gaps between your developed materials and […]

Working Towards a New Normal Post-Lockdown

  We are excited to announce that we have reopened! General lockdown in Delhi has ended, and both WORK+SHELTER and our vendors are warming up our production and supply chains. For more information on Delhi’s reopening plan, check out this article from ALJAZEERA. Even though we are reopening, the COVID-19 crisis is by no means […]

The COVID-19 Crisis in India & How It’s Affecting Our Team

Photos Courtesy of The New York Times OCTOBER 2021 UPDATE FROM OUR FOUNDER + CEO THERESA VANDERMEER: Since starting WORK+SHELTER nearly 10 years ago I’ve never gone more than about 6 months between trips to Delhi. So you can bet that I was both nervous but very, very eager to return after getting vaccinated earlier […]

From Laid-Off to Living Her Best Life, a Conversation with Erin Glanz

“I am so impressed by WORK+SHELTER’s efforts in helping women because it is not just about paying them a fair wage, but also about giving them a better life overall and a chance for a better future for themselves + their families. I have always felt like there needs to be a purpose to the […]

WORK+SHELTER’s Training Program

At WORK+SHELTER, we focus on supporting women in need and poverty alleviation by providing Indian women with fair-trade work. At our center in New Delhi women are entered into our 8 week paid training program where we teach them the skills to create high-quality products for the export market. We do not have any prerequisites […]