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Offer: Eco-friendly, handmade, fair trade fashion and home decor from rural Thailand and Laos

We have a fair trade social enterprise based in Canada, TAMMACHAT Natural Textiles, that has fair trade relationships with rural women's weaving groups and development projects that work with village groups in Thailand and Laos. Each year we spend 4 months visiting groups, deepening our relationships, learning from each other and buying the beautiful, handwoven textiles they produce.

What: Eco-friendly, fair trade fashion & home decor from rural Thailand & Laos. Handmade. Timeless. Helping women artisans. (silks, cottons, hemp and peeled skin of bamboo, made into silk scarves, fabric, silk squares for quilters and other fibre artists, organic cotton sunhats for kids and adults, bags and more)
Where: Online Shop and local textile shows we organize

Critical to us: to tell the stories of the women behind these textiles
How: on our Artisans page and Travel Blog

Visit our website for more info. Tell your friends. Visit TAMMACHAT on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.

Comments

erica's picture

fair trade partnership

Hi Tammachat,
I please to learn of the wonderful work you are doing to improve the wellbeing and safeguard the livelihood of marginalized women in Thailand.
We are a fair trade org.based in Cameroon and we are seeking fair trade buyers for our range of fairly traded products produced by our women groups .This products include basketry ,music instruments ,textile etc.

We look forward to network and partner with you to get in to contact with you and other fair trade buyers in Canada.

Best regards

Erica
CEO NDOPCRAFT

tammachat's picture

Cameroon crafts

Hi, Erica. We only work with women's groups in Thailand and Laos, but I will give your information to a friend who imports fair trade textiles and beaded jewellery from South Africa. She may be interested. Do you have a website or email address I can give her?

Best,
Ellen

TAMMACHAT Natural Textiles
handwoven beauty ~ fairly traded

Ellen Agger & Alleson Kase
Mahone Bay, NS Canada
Web: www.tammachat.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/tammachat

erica's picture

FAIR TARDE COOPERATION

Hi Tammachat,

I am delighted to learn of your interest , to propose our fair trade org , to an importer based in Canada.Although you do not import from Africa we will be grateful to get into contact with importers of fair trade products in Canada.

I will be pleased should send our email address to the importer and other importers you know.Our website is under construction

We look forward to working with you in this direction.

Best regards

Mrs. ERICA DJIMO GABE
CEO NDOPCRAFT

tel 237 97 26 26 05
cameroon

tammachat's picture

My contact in Canada

Hi. I sent your information to my contact in Canada who imports textiles and beaded jewellery from women's empowerment groups in South Africa. Right now, she is not able to take more work, but she will follow up if she finds that she can find new groups to buy from.

Best wishes with your work.

Ellen

TAMMACHAT Natural Textiles
handwoven beauty ~ fairly traded

Ellen Agger & Alleson Kase
Mahone Bay, NS Canada
Web: www.tammachat.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/tammachat

erica's picture

COOPERATION

Hi Ellen,
Its a great pleasure to learn of your commitment to , to enable us contact buyers in Canada for our products.Thanks for the prompt response.

Hope you can support our course in any way you think fit for you and your friends.

As a fair trade campaigning org. we equally organize campaigns and advocacy for issues facing humanity. fair trade ,hiv/aids,gender and environment.

Hop you can support our course at your will.

BEST REGARDS

ERICA

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