Artisans

SANA HASTAKALA
Nepal

The fair trade organisation Sana Hastakala was established in 1989 with support of UNICEF to promote and sell Nepalese handicrafts. Within two years it became self-sufficient and has grown steadily...

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SANG ARUN </br> Thailand

SANG ARUN
Thailand

Sang Arun is a ceramics workshop in the city of Lampang in the north of Thailand, which mainly produces tableware and decorative objects. The region has long been famous far...

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VILLAGEWORKS </br> Cambodia

VILLAGEWORKS
Cambodia

Villageworks Cambodia was founded in 2001 as a social enterprise and is based in Phnom Penh, the capital of Cambodia. Villageworks' self-declared mission: to support vulnerable and marginalized groups by...

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MILAD ZAMANI WORKSHOP </br> Afghanistan

MILAD ZAMANI WORKSHOP
Afghanistan

Current global reporting on Afghanistan is dominated by conflict and crisis, underrepresenting the cultural diversity and richness of the country, especially in relation to its century-old craftmanship. The history of...

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DEW CRAFTS <br/> Bangladesh

DEW CRAFTS
Bangladesh

DEW (Development Wheel) is a non-governmental organization (NGO), with its head office in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh. Further offices are in Mymensingh, Netrokona, Jamalpur, Savar and Jessore. As a...

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FAIR GIFT <br/> India

FAIR GIFT
India

It is the declared goal of the Indian fair trade organisation Fair Gift to increase the awareness of fair trade and to expand the market for Indian handicrafts. Founded in...

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ALLPA <br/> Peru

ALLPA
Peru

ALLPA is a Peruvian export company with its headquarter in Lima. The company works with around 700 families, most of them running their own workshops and producing jewellery as well...

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YADAWEE <br/> Egypt

YADAWEE
Egypt

The fair trade organization Yadawee was founded in 2003 by Hisham El Gazzar and Tarek Sheta, with the mission to promote and export Egyptian handicrafts. The organization works together with...

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WAYUU <br/> Colombia

WAYUU
Colombia

 According to the myths of the Wayuu, they received textile craftsmanship as a gift from the gods. A young hunter finds an orphan in the wilderness. Out of compassion...

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TWA PEOPLE <br/> Rwanda

TWA PEOPLE
Rwanda

The Twa People are one of Rwandas oldest ethnic groups, which originally lived as hunters and gatherers in the mountain forests in associations with agricultural villages. As the forest areas...

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