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Serene Moments Lampshade

Create a serene moment with this handcrafted lantern. Rest easy in its warm light and in knowing that the artisans of Prokritee in Bangladesh were paid a fair wage in safe working conditions.

HANDCRAFTED IN BANGLADESH

  • Off‒white cotton fabric with blue zig zag screen‒printed pattern on iron wire frame
  • Lampshade: 23.5D x 17.75H inches; Top opening: 4.75D inches; Bottom opening: 6.25D inches
  • Includes light bulb, cord, and plug
  • Handcrafted in Bangladesh

SKU: 6607960

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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