‘Inmate’ is the only footwear brand in the world working towards empowering convicted prisoners serving sentences inside ‘Central Prisons’. Our flagship manufacturing facility in the Yerwada Central Prison, Pune, India started with a desire to bring ‘humanity and innovation’ into the leather industry. We aim at training & rehabilitating the labouring inmates in hope to facilitate a second chance for them so they can dream to live their lives with dignity in future.
In just under 3 years we have successfully ‘trained and empowered’ more than 200 inmates in 2 States of India, Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu, and we’re growing. ‘Inmate’ is an Innovative outcome of a group MBA project converted into a business model which justifies a true win-win for all the parties involved. The Customer fulfilling their social duty through their purchase, the Inmate being able to restructure his life and becoming a provider again and the Government being able to meaningfully engaging the prisoners while serving their sentences.
Our products are made of export quality cruelty-free genuine leather. Each product is carefully handcrafted and goes through several quality checks to ensure that our customers get only the best.
Our footwear is made of export quality cruelty-free genuine leather. Each product is carefully handcrafted and goes through several quality checks to ensure that our customers get only the best.
Our inmates work alongside our design team to create Ethnic Traditionally-Modern Kolhapuris and Thong Sandals that keep your feet cool with the help of breathable leather, while offering an unmatched comfort, cushioned with high quality Memory-Foam Insole, along with attractive designs to ensure you turn a lot of heads with ease.
We believe that every person deserves a Second Chance and our goal is to leave the world a little better than we found it.