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Sari & Leather Travel Journal
May your adventures be as colorful as the book where you record them! Containing 50 pages of handmade paper, with a cover woven from recycled sari cloth, this journal was handcrafted by the women of Biborton Handmade Paper, a workshop of our artisan partner Prokritee in Bangladesh. Employment with Biborton provides the women sustainable income to secure proper housing, adequate food and education for their children.

HANDCRAFTED IN BANGLADESH

  • Handmade paper journal with woven recycled sari cover and leather trim
  • 50 pages
  • 8.5Hx6W inches
  • Assorted colors and patterns; each is unique.
  • Handmade in Bangladesh

SKU: 6608650

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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