Lalita Tote (Black)
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This beautiful bag is great for any outing. The Lalita Tote is lightweight and comfortable to carry.
- 100% cotton
- Magnetic closure
- Plastic bead accents
- Size: 13" h x 19" w x 5.5" g
- Handcrafted in India
Impact: Each bag provides 1 day of fair work to women in India. The sale of each bag will provide a day of life skills mentoring for adolescent indigenous girls through the .
The woman behind the bag (updated 2014/15) :
We work with a workshop in New Delhi to construct and assemble our Indian collection, using market fabrics. The workshop we partnered with is woman-owned and was established in 1996 with the motive of reviving the dying arts of India, and providing regular work to home workers. The workshop’s directors also
run and fund a girls school that offers free tuition and midday meals. Lalita (pictured) has worked in the workshop for two years. She has five children: three girls, one of whom stays at home with her children, another works with her in the workshop, and a third is in school. One of her boys is in school and the other works in a garment manufacturing company.
Acknowledgments: Product photography by . Model Megan Butterworth.