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Anita Crossbody Bucket Bag (Black / White)

$75.00

Size: 13" h x 12" w x 7" g 

Material: 100% cotton, coated cotton cord, microsuede and metal accents. 

Handmade in India

 A fun, lightweight crossbody in two prints that go with everything - and we didn't skimp on the tassels! One bright chunky one for fun and extra tassel details on the drawstring. Fully lined in a contrasting fabric with an interior zip pocket and a crossbody strap. Comes with a Catrinka Girls Project Friendship Bracelet as a reminder of the girls your purchase helps to empower. 

See the black / beige patterned Anita here.

Impact

The bag was stitched and assembled from market fabric in a small woman-owned workshop in New Delhi by a number of women including Anita. The workshop was established twenty years ago to preserve the dying arts of India, and providing regular work to home workers - women in India who traditionally work irregularly from their home to earn income while also retaining responsibility for their work at home. The workshop's directors also run and fund a girls school that offers free tuition and midday meals. Each bag provided 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 Mayan girls through the Catrinka Girls Project

The woman behind the bag: Anita has worked for more than 15 years in a small woman-owned workshop in New Delhi, where she specializes in bag accessories, including this bag's pompom. She has three children: her daughter works from home, a son is in school and another son is an accountant. 

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Acknowledgements: Product photography by Rich Begany Photography. Interior shot at The Kati Roll Company. Street art by Swoon. Model Megan Butterworth.