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Upcycled Sari Star Valance

Add a star-studded touch with this sustainably-crafted valance. Hang it and party, knowing you're getting festive with eco-friendly decor. Handcrafted by artisans with Prokritee, an organization that provides jobs and skills training for women in under-resourced communities in Bangladesh.

HANDCRAFTED IN BANGLADESH

  • Materials: Upcycled sari, paper
  • Measures: 39.25"L x 23.5"W
  • Colors: Vary widely due to the use of upcycled sari fabric, making each one entirely unique.
  • Handcrafted in Bangladesh

SKU: 6604050

THE MAKERS

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. Ten Thousand Villages has purchased products from Prokritee and its predecessor MCC Bangladesh since 1986.
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Welcome to our global maker-to-market movement where, together with 20,000 artisans, we ignite social change. We create opportunities for individuals, families, and communities in developing countries to thrive through strong relationships, fair wages, safe working conditions, and sustainable practices.

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