VillageWorks

Khmer Backpack VW 37KBW

$32.00

Our slim Backpack Purse is a smart everyday organizer with urban flair. In black fabric with silk-screened Khmer words for hope, strength and freedom design on front pocket, back, and interior zip pocket.

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Great hiking backpack! Both main compartment and front pocket have 2-way zippers and gussets for easy access. Main compartment has a large center zip pocket and open slip pocket. Front pocket is fitted out with places for pens, credit cards, phone and more. Interior is easy to clean, stain and water resistant. A display information sheet is available for this product here.
  • Item VW 37KBW
  • 13" x 11" x 3”
  • Dual straps adjust to 30”
  • Exterior: 20% silk/80% cotton
  • Eco-friendly, AZO-free ink
  • Hand wash cold, line dry

Producer

Producer Group

VillageWorks

Cambodia

VillageWorks was started to create employment and provide skills and livelihoods to women and young people in a small village in the Baray District of Kampong Thom Province in Cambodia in 2001. Villageworks has a history of working with artisans as whole persons and addressing the complex challenges this recovering nation faces. The name VillageWorks expresses their focus on handicrafts produced in villages using indigenous materials, native implements, and simple craftsmanship. It also expresses their intent to teach artisans the value and meaning of work. About 80% of the artisans suffer from the effects of childhood polio, and are all full-time, salaried workers. Partners for Just Trade began working with VillageWorks in 2013.

Producer Jasmin Pill showing a hand-printed silk-screened fabric. Through her work with VillageWorks, she was able to complete her Bachelor's degree and was made one of their production supervisors.

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Additional information

Weight 1.2 lbs