This minimalistic fair trade tote is very functional for shopping, travel, and everyday use. It features an interior pocket, cotton lining, gussets, and two shoulder straps.
Each stage of this tote was made at the foothills of the Himalayas, creating much needed jobs with fair living wages in a village in Rajpur, India. First, the cotton carded, cleaned, hand spun, and woven into fabric. Then, it is block printed by hand. The next stage is cutting and sewing it together.
For the functional
15.5" x 15.5"
100% organic cotton | Faux leather handles
JOYN provides employees with not only steady jobs and a good work environment, but a daily meal plan, education for their children, English and vocational training, and medical care." JOYN company creates a personal work environment centered on dignity, love, and respect. Each person who works on the products signs the tag, and you can read their individual bios on the JOYN website. (Last two images from Joyn India)