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Upcycled Sari Apron

The Upcycled Sari Apron is perfect for cooking in your eco-friendly kitchen! Handcrafted from cotton sari fabric that has been diverted from a landfill, this reversible apron is made by artisans working with our fair trade partner Prokritee. The income women earn through employment with Prokritee helps them secure proper housing, adequate food and education for their children.

HANDCRAFTED IN BANGLADESH

  • Recycled cotton sari fabric
  • Reversible, one pocket on each side
  • Cold wash. Gentle cycle. Line dry.
  • Pocket: 7Wx7.75H inches, Neck Strap: 11.75Lx1W inches, Waist Strap: 30.5Lx1W inches, Apron: 9W (narrowest point) x 30.5W (widest point) x 35H inches
  • Assorted colors and patterns; each is unique.
  • Handcrafted in Bangladesh

SKU: 6607900

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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