The women of the Godavari River Basin have been perfecting their art for over 100 years. The cooperative provides work for over 650 women living in villages throughout the Godavari Delta. Having a sustainable income helps the women combat poverty, caste system discrimination, and the economic impact of natural disasters that are all too common in the Godavari River Basin area.
- 100% cotton
- Hand-crocheted lace
- 5" H x 7" W (12.7 x 17.7 cm)
- Hand wash separately in cool water
- Handmade in & fairly traded from India
By shopping the Global Girlfriend collection, you are making a difference in women’s lives across the globe. Global Girlfriend is focused on striving for gender equality and empowerment, and the importance of women providing for themselves and their families. By supporting jobs that guarantee fair wages by fair trade, women are able to proudly contribute to their families, encouraging their communities to flourish.
The cooperative provides a market vehicle for the lace making skills that the women of the Godavari River basin have been perfecting for over 100 years. The women are proud to be a part of the cooperative which offers not only good pay but also provides skills and literacy training.