For 30 years, Saidpur has provided fair employment opportunities and business training to over 1500 artisans. Saidpur supports mostly women who are heads of household and/or widows by paying them fairly and on time, and by building their capabilities through workshops and on-the-job-training. Saidpur believes that if women are empowered, the community as a whole will be transformed. Their fair-trade bags are made using locally sourced natural materials such as eco-friendly jute and recycled materials like second-hand saris. As a certified member of the World Fair Trade Organization (WFTO), Saidpur provides work to marginalized women with full transparency to both partners and artisans.
Market Bag – Fair Trade. Direct Impact.
The market bag is the perfect holiday gift for a beach day, outdoor picnic, or on the go! This tote is made from 100% jute fiber and is available in multiple colors. This spacious bag features leather handles for easy carry, a spill-proof inner lining, and an inside pocket compartment perfect for daily essentials. Custom text options are available. Jute is a natural fiber that grows quickly, needs very little water, is biodegradable, and can be woven into a durable material. Your purchase empowers women by providing them with employment opportunities and the skills needed to become self-reliant.
- Height options from 11″ to 17.5″
- Leather handle options from 13″ to 29.5″
- Multiple Colors Available
- 2 interior pockets
- Material: 100% jute fiber harvested in Bangladesh
- Water-Resistant Lining: 100% polyurethane
- Leather Straps: Reinforced by antique nickel rivets
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