Every Incense Has a Fair Trade Story

Every Incense Has a Fair Trade Story

Written by: Emily Heller, Bloomington Intern     These Ganesh Himal Trading Incense (above) are made by Tibetan nuns in the Kopan Monastery and they have been making the incense for over 25 years! The monastery is for nuns who were forced to leave Tibet but now accepts women from...

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Artisan Spotlight Using Up-cycled Materials: Saris from Bangladesh

Artisan Spotlight Using Up-cycled Materials: Saris from Bangladesh

Written by Emily Heller, Retail Studies Intern International Women's Day highlighted an empowered group of Tibetan Nuns who were the first women to graduate with Geshema degrees! And because there are so many women's groups to celebrate, we wanted to show you another group of females who find fair trade work...

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