Shop By Cause: survivors of human trafficking – The Little Market

Shop By Cause: survivors of human trafficking

It is estimated that over 40 million individuals worldwide are victims of human trafficking, often forced to work in the commercial sex trade.*

The Little Market works with social enterprises across the globe that empower survivors with employment and fair wages.

artisan: Basha

Basha’s high quality, unique kantha products are handmade by strong women in Bangladesh, many of whom are survivors of human sex trafficking. The women complete a training and rehabilitation program prior to beginning work. Basha also provides educational opportunities including literacy and life skills programs. The artisans receive medical support, counseling, and daycare assistance.

Quilts

Country: United StatesTechnique: EMBROIDERY + KANTHA STITCHING

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Little Kantha Quilt

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HANDMADE IN BANGLADESH JOIN THE WAITLIST Cozy up with this one-of-a-kind kantha quilt. The perfect size for a baby blanket. This beautiful quilt is made with layers of vintage cotton...

Details

  • Approximately 40" long x 40" wide
  • Care instructions: Machine wash cold. Tumble dry low.
  • Our kanthas are made of layers of repurposed fabric hand-stitched together. This quilt features two sides of beautiful, one-of-a-kind patterns. You will never find the same fabric twice.
  • As with all handmade items, variations will occur.

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Kantha Throw

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HANDMADE IN BANGLADESH JOIN THE WAITLIST Cozy up with this one-of-a-kind blanket. The perfect size to drape over a couch or bed. This beautiful quilt is made with layers of...

Details

  • Approximately 80" long x 40" wide
  • Care instructions: Machine wash cold. Tumble dry low.
  • Our kanthas are made of layers of repurposed fabric hand-stitched together. This quilt features two sides of beautiful, one-of-a-kind patterns. You will never find the same fabric twice.
  • As with all handmade items, variations will occur.

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Small Kantha Quilt

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HANDMADE IN BANGLADESH JOIN THE WAITLIST Cozy up with this one-of-a-kind blanket, perfect for a twin-sized bed. This beautiful quilt is made with layers of vintage cotton saris, hand-sewn together...

Details

  • Approximately 80" long x 70" wide
  • Fits a twin-sized bed
  • Care instructions: Machine wash cold. Tumble dry low.
  • Our kanthas are made of layers of repurposed fabric hand-stitched together. This quilt features two sides of beautiful, one-of-a-kind patterns. You will never find the same fabric twice.
  • As with all handmade items, variations will occur.

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Medium Kantha Quilt

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HANDMADE IN BANGLADESH JOIN THE WAITLIST Cozy up with this one-of-a-kind blanket, perfect for a full- or queen-sized bed. This beautiful quilt is made with layers of vintage cotton saris,...

Details

  • Approximately 94" long x 94" wide
  • Fits a full- or queen-sized bed
  • Care instructions: Machine wash cold. Tumble dry low.
  • Our one-of-a-kind kanthas are made of layers of repurposed fabric hand-stitched together. This quilt features a beautiful pattern on one side, and you will never find the same design twice.
  • As with all handmade items, variations will occur.

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artisan: Tayo Collective

Located in the Philippines, TAYO Collective is the livelihood program of nonprofit organization Wipe Every Tear. TAYO Collective works with resilient women, ages 18 to 50, who are survivors of the sex trade. These brave, talented women have inspiring stories of redemption. Through TAYO Collective, they have access to safe housing, dignified employment, nutrition and health training, personal development programs, and a tuition-free college education. Every purchase empowers the women to break the cycle of poverty and permanently escape the sex trade.

jewelry

Country: PhilippinesTechnique: Jewelry Making

artisan: Anchal Project

Anchal Project is an India-based social enterprise that supports employment opportunities for women, many of whom were previously exploited by the commercial sex trade. The social enterprise offers holistic solutions to societal inequalities by providing skills training, full-time employment opportunities, educational workshops, health services, a safe work environment, and access to a larger marketplace.

Textiles

Country: IndiaTechnique: EMBROIDERY + KANTHA STITCHING

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Cross Stitch Pillow Cover - Black

$ 60.80 $ 76.00

HANDMADE IN INDIA Add subtle texture to any pillowscape with this cross-stitched creation. Each purchase empowers artisan women at Anchal Project in India.

Details

  • Purchase includes pillow cover only.
  • Small approximately: 22" long x 22" wide
  • Large approximately: 26" long x 26" wide
  • Care instructions: Dry clean recommended.
  • Materials: 1 layer of 100% GOTS certified organic cotton canvas
  • As with all handmade items, variations will occur

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Grid Quilt - White

$ 250.00

HANDMADE IN INDIA A modern minimalist's dream. This ultra-soft quilt is stitched with six layers of organic cotton, and it is available for twin beds. Each purchase empowers artisan women...
Twin

Details

  • Twin approximately 70" x 90"
  • Care instructions: Dry clean recommended.
  • Materials: 6 layers of 100% organic cotton
  • As with all handmade items, slight variations will occur

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Napkin - Midnight

$ 14.00

HANDMADE IN INDIA This beautiful blue napkin adds casual elegance to any table. Machine washable and made from 100% organic cotton canvas. Each purchase empowers artisan women at Anchal Project...

Details

  • Care instructions: Machine wash cold and tumble dry low. Promptly remove from dryer.
  • Materials: 1 layer of 100% GOTS certified organic cotton canvas
  • As with all handmade items, slight variations will occur

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Napkin - Midnight

$ 14.00 - $ 56.00
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* “Human Trafficking - The Facts.” Polaris. Web.