These stunning shoppers tote bags are made by talented artisans from a village called Anegundi in south of India. 

The motto of our the trust we are working with is "Empowerment through Conservation" . An initiative started back in 1998, they have successfully created livelihood opportunities for women, based on the natural ecology of the region.

Blending locally available materials and skills that could be strengthened this group developed a range of ‘banana fibre products’, today this unit has grown from its original group of 8 women, to supporting the livelihoods of around 150-200 women.