Elrhino only uses recycled ingredients, including elephant and rhinoceros dung, banana fiber, recycled paper waste, recycled cotton scraps, stalks of water hyacinth (a local wildflower) and pineapple leaves. ElRhino paper is wood-free.
“We started Elrhino because we wanted to see Assam and its rhinos thrive,” says Elrhino CEO Nisha Bora (Right). Nisha works closely with her father, Mahesh Bora (Left) on the young enterprise.
An ElRhino employee kneels to check a freshly pressed batch of damp paper.
Finished wood-free paper at the ElRhino factory.
“Of course they will go to college.” Dimbeshwar, ElRhino employee, says of children Dipangkar, 5 and Dimpole, 7
ElRhino employees Minakshi (second from left) and Malabika (right) smile outside the kitchen with their aunties
Upaya Social Ventures is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.
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