Sari Lidded Basket 8″

$24.99

Featuring a collage of color, the Sari Lidded Basket makes organizing a bright and cheerful task. This recycled sari basket is handcrafted by artisans working with our fair trade partner Corr ? The Jute Works, an organization that offers safe employment for women in rural Bangladesh. With income to contribute to their households, the voices of rural women have more influence in their communities.

Recycled cotton sari fabric
Colors and patterns vary
8D x 8H (including lid); Lid: 8D x 1.25H inches
Handcrafted in Bangladesh

5 in stock

SKU: 6601100 Category: Tag:

Description

Corr-The Jute Works

CORR stands for Christian Organization for Relief and Rehabilitation. Corr?The Jute Works is a women?s nonprofit handicraft marketing trust and exporter of quality handicrafts. Based in Dhaka, Bangladesh, The Jute Works represents more than 4,000 rural women artisans in 154 workshops. The Jute Works strives to empower rural women through handicraft production, animal husbandry and small job creation projects. The group works with women regardless of caste, creed and race. It provides job training, develops leadership skills and generates awareness of the women?s plight. It promotes thrift, self?help and democratic practice among the women?s handicraft groups. Members share ownership, participate in decision-making and receive the benefits of surplus production. The Jute Works is one of Bangladesh?s largest exporter of handicrafts. Ten Thousand Villages has purchased products from The Jute Works since 1974.

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