Lightly padded zip pouch is masterfully hand embroidered by women in Ahmedabad, India, with stunning consistency and stiking color. Natural cotton canvas pouch is lined and has antique brass zipper. Perfect for artful travel or storage. Spot clean. Your purchase gives poor women living in a slum pocket of Ahmedabad the opportunity to earn steadier employment and fair wages for their hand-crafted embroidery.
Since 1990, SERRV International has partnered with women artisans in Ahmedabad, providing a long-term trading partnership and interest-free advance payment for our orders. Through sales of their products, Hindu, Muslim, and Christian women— many who are the sole breadwinners for their families— receive education, fair wages, and health programs, as well as savings and loan programs. Women artisans in India can also send their children to school to avoid child labor.