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Show Your Stripes Pouch

Express yourself! The Show Your Stripes Pouch was handcrafted by artisans working with our fair trade partner MESH, an organization that supports workshops in villages throughout India. By ensuring fair wages, MESH empowers those with limited opportunities due to the stigma of physical disabilities.

HANDCRAFTED IN INDIA

  • Blue, red, light olive green, peach and natural woven cotton bag with white zipper closure and silver-colored zipper pull with light olive green tassel and blue pom poms, off-white polyester fabric and plastic lining
  • All metal findings are steel
  • 10W x 6.5H x 4.5D inches
  • Handcrafted in India

SKU: 6805020

THE MAKERS

MESH (Maximizing Employment to Serve the Handicapped) is a nonprofit organization that works with people with disabilities, many of whom are former leprosy patients. MESH provides training, marketing and exporting for numerous member groups. Increasingly, they are hiring people with disabilities to give administrative leadership. MESH works with leprosy colonies and rehabilitation workshops in villages all over India, ensuring fair wages. Established in the 1970s and registered in 1981, MESH was founded to provide opportunities for disabled people and their dependents, especially those affected by leprosy. Their goal is self-sufficiency for artisans. MESH is a fair trade company that exports products to fair trade organizations around the world. Ten Thousand Villages has purchased products from MESH since 1999.
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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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