This lovely butterfly is handcrafted from screen‒printed silk paper by women working with our fair trade partner Prokritee in rural Bangladesh. In addition to steady, fair wages and safe workplaces, Prokritee provides training in new techniques to help women expand their skills.
- Silk paper, copper wire, silver metallic string
- 17.25L x 18.75W (when laying flat) inches
- Handcrafted in Bangladesh
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