Association of Craft Producers

have been established for 20 years. They are members of Fair Trade Group Nepal a NGO consortium, and International Federation for Alternative Trade. They have an excellent benefit package for their producers most of whom are women.

They supply all of our felt products

Manushi

Established in 1991, Manushi is a non-profit, non governmental organisation aiming to promote the poor, disadvantaged and marginalised women and men in the world of work through training and faciliation. Their activities include managament, skill training, entrepreneurship decelopment, micro-credit for women, health & environment. Manushi is a founder member of the Fair Trade Group Nepal.

MaHaguthi

"Craft with a Conscience" – Mahaguthi is also a founder member of Fair Trade Group Nepal and practices, promotes and advocates fair trade at National, Regional and International levels. Mahaguthi aims at improving standard of living of micro/small producers especially deprived women and groups. Profits from the business support an ashram founded on the principles of Gandhi, where women are trained in skills such as weaving and tailoring.

Lovely Incense Shop

A family run business that has been established for 15 years. They have 12 people that produce the incense and can produce around 15000 a day.

 

KHAN EMBROIDERY

A family run businees operating in Kathmandu. This is a highly skilled profession, badges are hand-emroidered on electric sewing machines.