Woven Grass Tote
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When you need a big bag but don't want to make a big statement, look no further than the simple and stylish Woven Grass Tote. This tote is handcrafted by women working with fair trade company 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.
- Pathi grass, leather, and jute; cotton lining
- 13.5L x 4W x 11.75H inches (not including handles); Handles: 21.75L (end to end) x approximately 0.75W inches
- 1 interior zippered pocket measuring 7.75L x 7.75H inches; 1 interior slip pocket measuring 5L x 7.75H inches
- Handcrafted in Bangladesh
Meet the Maker:
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.