The tray is made in Moradabad, India in a fair trade facility with benefits such as healthcare and training, as well as profits put toward education of children. Self-sufficiency is a focus, and many of the artisans have gone on to run their own businesses.
Dimensions: 17” x 7”
Materials: Mango wood, jute
Ten Thousand Villages is a pioneer of the fair trade movement. It is a non profit that began in the 1940’s and has grown into a network of stores throughout the United States. They work to provide economic opportunities for artisans in development countries which in turn alleviate poverty and hardship.