This cotton face mask is handmade by women artisans in India. Each mask is made of woven cotton, has a pocket for a filter, a wire nose strip, and adjustable elastic ear loops.
The company that makes these is donating 100% of the proceeds from the sale of these masks to COVID relief efforts in India. India has been hit especially hard by the pandemic.
These are not medical grade masks, but are made following the CDC's mask recommendations.
90% woven cotton; 5% non-woven fabric, 5% elastic.
ABOUT THE ARTISANS
This mask is handmade by low-income women in a fair trade cooperative in India which provides training and education while paying the women fair wages. One of the longest-running cooperatives in India, dating back to the 1970's, it not only provides employment, but actively campaigns against child labor, illiteracy, unfair trade practices, discrimination and AIDS.