By SUPA THEJAN, Merchandise Manager The Leprosy Mission Australia
I recently visited Nepal to ensure all our suppliers for The Leprosy Mission Shop are adhering to safe and fair trade practises. It was great to see all the amazing work they are doing empowering people affected by...Read more
When you purchase Organic Assam Black Tea from The Leprosy Mission Shop, you are directly supporting a small tea farming family in India – and helping people affected by leprosy!
The story of Eastern Himalayas Tea began three-and-a-half years ago when Australian couple Derek and ...Read more
Abdus is a successful producer for HEED Handicrafts. He’s been working with HEED Handicrafts in its handloom sector as a weaver for 25 years. He started work when he was 30 years old. The ECOTA Fair Trade Forum at the World Fair Trade Day a number of years ago awarded Abdus as th...Read more
Uttam Kumar Paul is 60 years old and works in his father’s business with his three brothers. Shariatpur district, where he lives, is in southern part of Bangladesh. Most of the people in his village are traditional potters producing a variety of clay and terracotta items.
Under ...Read more
Dukhani is part of the workforce at the Little Flower Khadi Village Leprosy Rehabilitation Center in India that spins silk, dyes the yarn and weaves it into scarves for export. She is also on the management committee of the unit representing the original members of the colony aff...Read more
Thanks to your shopping, Chameli can make a living for her family!
Chameli is 31, and was born into a poor family. She’s the eldest daughter among three children.
Her father died when she was young and her mother remarried and had 8 more children. Chameli grew up taking care of...Read more