On The Spot Tote Bag
Go green, sporting your sturdy On The Spot Tote as you trek across town or around the world! Made by women in Calcutta, India, the cute graphic display of polka-dots will cheer up just about any outfit, with beautiful prints that enliven the renewable and eco-friendly jute fiber. Both eco-conscious and fashion conscious, 100% natural, eco-friendly, and renewable jute fibers are used to make the bags.
Handmade by women rescued from a life of sex trafficking as part of Freeset Bags - an unique social enterprise in Calcutta, India. Each bag tells the story of one woman's journey to freedom -- from a life of rampant poverty and forced prostitution, toward a life of dignity, a living wage with decent hours, and the opportunity to become literate. What is more, it allows these women to lead by example -- providing a role model for their daughters and other young girls in showing them how to break free of cycle of poverty and despair. Buy purchasing this bag, you become a vital part in their journey toward freedom -- both economic and spiritual.
Available in your choice of Pink, Teal or Violet, each bag interior features a cotton-lined pouch with a Velcro closure, and a side pocket perfect for a cell phone. Bag closes with a Velcro strip at the top. This roomy tote measures 12" T x 14" W x 5" D (30.5 x 35.5 x 12.7 cm). Handmade in and fair-trade imported from India.
Created to help women worldwide gain economic security for themselves and their families by earning fair wages for their handiwork, Global Girlfriend sources women-made, fair-trade imported, eco-friendly products. By supporting long-term partnerships with the artisans, it fosters equal employment opportunities, healthy and safe working conditions, technical assistance, and development strategies to help reduce poverty, one community at a time. Become a "Global Girlfriend" and help build a brighter future for girlfriends around the globe!
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