This fabulous tote bag is handmade by survivors of human trafficking in India. It is made of certified organic cotton and non-toxic dyes. It features a drawing of the earth and the words "free to protect. It is large enough for the farmer's market, a day at the beach or a general outing. It even has interior pockets for a cell phone and water bottle, as well as a key ring. On the bottom of the bag is written, "hold on to hope. Together we can end human trafficking."
Measures approximately 16" wide by 16" high x 5.5" deep.
Interior cell phone pocket: 8" x 8"
Interior water bottle pocket: 5.5" x 11"
Please note: While the outside of the pouch is the same on each one, the color of the interior and the tassel will vary. The model photo shows this pouch for size in a version.
All of our products are shipped with cards containing information about fair trade and the corresponding artisan group.
ABOUT THE ARTISANS
This bag is handmade by survivors of human trafficking or women at risk of trafficking in India. In addition, the organization that works with the women donates 10% of gross profits to organizations that help stop trafficking around the world. The women not only earn a fair wage, but receive pension plans, health insurance and job training. Your purchase helps support anti-trafficking initiatives throughout the world, such as career academies and art therapy, and fosters youth outreach and awareness campaigns.
Each bag is made with eco-friendly materials such as certified organic cotton, and is printed with water-based phthalate-free inks.