Island of Maui

Established to bring the unique and beautiful handcrafted items of Bangladesh to the US retail market, Satkhira Bazaar’s primary focus is to work with village cooperatives and women in rural areas, adopt Fair Trade practices, and empower the villagers by creating opportunities and income. The handcrafted goods include teak and rosewood furniture, chenille rugs, and a wide selection of home décor and personal accessories crafted from cane, jute, wood and embroidered fabrics. A requirement is that the raw materials must come from Bangladesh and be purchased directly from the villages, which provides good paying jobs and allows villagers a livelihood in their rural areas.

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