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Vegetable Rattles 

Vegetable Rattles 

Soft, squeezy fair trade gifts

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Vegetable Rattles 
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  • Description

    These hand knitted rattles make perfect fair trade gifts for little hands.

    Made by the Hathay Bunano organisation which employs disadvantaged women in Bangladesh.
    CE approved.  100% cotton.

    The set of all 3 rattles currently includes:
     - Cauliflower
     - Carrot
     - Toadstool

    The carrot is typically 12cm long.

    Hathay Bunano makes lovely fair trade gifts and uses the profits to alleviate poverty in rural Bangladesh, one of which is monga. Monga means 'near starvation' and refers to a period of 2-4 months between planting and the Aman, the harvest, when there is little or no work and people suffer hunger through the lack of ability to be able to buy food. By training communities in handicrafts people are able to continue to earn throughout the rainy season and thereby are able to buy food.

  • Delivery

    We offer two types of delivery:

    • Standard Delivery via post is £5.95. For orders over £100 standard delivery is free of charge.
    • Next Working Day For an additional £4.00, your order will be delivered the next working day.

    For Delivery to the Scottish Highlands, UK islands or international addresses, please see our full delivery details.

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    Hathay Bunano

    Hathay Bunano

    Fairly paid, high quality employment for women in rural Bangladesh

    Hathay Bunano seeks to strengthen rural communities in Bangladesh by creating employment for women which is good quality, fairly paid, flexible and local; work which fits in with the rhythm of village life. Whilst the rural production centres are open all day, the women choose their hours of work to fit in with their other family commitments. It's a model which is helping to prevent early marriage and keep families together.

    Ruma Akter is determined and bright and typical of the women Hathay Bunano employs. She was only 9 years old when her education stopped because her family could no longer afford to send her to school. She has 7 sisters and 2 brothers, of which 5 sisters are already married and a year ago Ruma was sure that this would also be her fate. She was making fishing nets and earning less than $10 a month despite working long hours.

    In August 2008 she joined in the Hathay Bunano crochet course in Bangora, just 5 minutes walk from her home. She enjoyed the work and learnt quickly, starting to earn money after only 4 weeks training. In January 2009 her diligence and the quality of her work were rewarded when she was offered the salaried position of Supervisor of the rural production centre where she had only a few months earlier been a student herself.

    Having never previously travelled beyond her village she now travels to Dhaka twice each month to manage the work and the payments for the centre and thrives on her independence. Talk of marriage has stopped for a while since she is able to contribute to her family income and is an asset to have at home. She wants to become a trainer, like Turani, who trained her a year earlier, and to travel the country setting up new rural production centres and helping more women gain independence of their own lives.

    The rural poor women of Bangladesh are not a burden or victims, they are capable and competent and lack only opportunity. Hathay Bunano works to create opportunity for these women through the creation of wonderful hand knitted children's toys like these vegetable rattles.

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Meet the Producer

Description

These hand knitted rattles make perfect fair trade gifts for little hands.

Made by the Hathay Bunano organisation which employs disadvantaged women in Bangladesh.
CE approved.  100% cotton.

The set of all 3 rattles currently includes:
 - Cauliflower
 - Carrot
 - Toadstool

The carrot is typically 12cm long.

Hathay Bunano makes lovely fair trade gifts and uses the profits to alleviate poverty in rural Bangladesh, one of which is monga. Monga means 'near starvation' and refers to a period of 2-4 months between planting and the Aman, the harvest, when there is little or no work and people suffer hunger through the lack of ability to be able to buy food. By training communities in handicrafts people are able to continue to earn throughout the rainy season and thereby are able to buy food.

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Delivery

We offer two types of delivery:

  • Standard Delivery via post is £5.95. For orders over £100 standard delivery is free of charge.
  • Next Working Day For an additional £4.00, your order will be delivered the next working day.

For Delivery to the Scottish Highlands, UK islands or international addresses, please see our full delivery details.

Reviews

Write Your Own Review

How do you rate this product? *

1 star 2 stars 3 stars 4 stars 5 stars

Meet the Producer

Hathay Bunano

Hathay Bunano

Fairly paid, high quality employment for women in rural Bangladesh

Hathay Bunano seeks to strengthen rural communities in Bangladesh by creating employment for women which is good quality, fairly paid, flexible and local; work which fits in with the rhythm of village life. Whilst the rural production centres are open all day, the women choose their hours of work to fit in with their other family commitments. It's a model which is helping to prevent early marriage and keep families together.

Ruma Akter is determined and bright and typical of the women Hathay Bunano employs. She was only 9 years old when her education stopped because her family could no longer afford to send her to school. She has 7 sisters and 2 brothers, of which 5 sisters are already married and a year ago Ruma was sure that this would also be her fate. She was making fishing nets and earning less than $10 a month despite working long hours.

In August 2008 she joined in the Hathay Bunano crochet course in Bangora, just 5 minutes walk from her home. She enjoyed the work and learnt quickly, starting to earn money after only 4 weeks training. In January 2009 her diligence and the quality of her work were rewarded when she was offered the salaried position of Supervisor of the rural production centre where she had only a few months earlier been a student herself.

Having never previously travelled beyond her village she now travels to Dhaka twice each month to manage the work and the payments for the centre and thrives on her independence. Talk of marriage has stopped for a while since she is able to contribute to her family income and is an asset to have at home. She wants to become a trainer, like Turani, who trained her a year earlier, and to travel the country setting up new rural production centres and helping more women gain independence of their own lives.

The rural poor women of Bangladesh are not a burden or victims, they are capable and competent and lack only opportunity. Hathay Bunano works to create opportunity for these women through the creation of wonderful hand knitted children's toys like these vegetable rattles.

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