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Sari Panhandler Hot Mat Set | Assorted

$ 16.00

DESCRIPTION

One of the resources artisans have in abundance in Bangladesh is beautiful sari fabric. In order to recycle it well at the end of its life as garments, it is washed, then innovated into many products. In this case, it was woven into a hot mat and panhandler. Giving new life to old thread this set brings fair trade functionality to your kitchen! 

DETAILS 

+ Handcrafted in Bangladesh
+ Material: 100% recycled sari cotton textiles
+ Product Care: cold wash. Gentle cycle. Line dry.
+ Hot mat: 6sq", Panhandler: 6"L
+ Set includes 1 hot mat and 1 panhandler.
+ You may not receive what is pictured. Each set is unique in color and pattern. 

ARTISAN DETAILS 

Prokritee (meaning "nature" in Bengali) manages several handicraft enterprises and helps other groups sell their products in local and foreign markets. Prokritee and its enterprises provide jobs for poor rural women. By providing jobs for women, Prokritee improves women’s standard of living and helps them send their children to school. The organization provides skills development training to artisans. Prokritee creates and promotes income–generating projects that benefit the artisans, adhere to good safety and environmental standards, and have the potential to become self–reliant. Prokritee was established in 2001 as an independent organization.

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