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Pumpkin Planter

Get ready for fall with the Pumpkin Planter from Bangladesh. This terracotta planter is handcrafted by artisans working with our fair trade partner Corr - The Jute Works, an organization that offers safe employment for women in rural Bangladesh. With income to contribute to their households, the voices of rural women have more influence in their communities.

HANDCRAFTED IN BANGLADESH

  • Terracotta
  • No drainage hole
  • 8.5D (at the opening) x 11.25D (middle) x 6H inches
  • Handcrafted in Bangladesh

SKU: 6607990

THE MAKERS

CORR stands for Christian Organization for Relief and Rehabilitation. Corr–The Jute Works is a women’s nonprofit handicraft marketing trust and exporter of quality handicrafts. Based in Dhaka, Bangladesh, The Jute Works represents more than 4,000 rural women artisans in 154 workshops. The Jute Works strives to empower rural women through handicraft production, animal husbandry and small job creation projects. The group works with women regardless of caste, creed and race. It provides job training, develops leadership skills and generates awareness of the women’s plight. It promotes thrift, self–help and democratic practice among the women’s handicraft groups. Members share ownership, participate in decision-making and receive the benefits of surplus production. The Jute Works is one of Bangladesh’s largest exporter of handicrafts. Ten Thousand Villages has purchased products from The Jute Works since 1974.
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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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