Fair Trade Ethical Women's Woollen Poncho

Fair Trade Ethical Women's Woollen Poncho

Fair Trade Ethical Woollen Women’s Poncho with buttons along one side. Choice of four colours. Beautifully and lovingly hand knitted with pure wool. Wear them in a number of ways, the buttons on the side, or the front or back, or even used as a large scarf or small blanket, or use your imagination for creative flare, making it a very versatile piece! These beautiful soft woollen Ponchos will keep out the cold as you stay snug and warm as well as being well dressed this winter. Suitable for day or night you will look and feel fashionable and elegant. These Fair Trade Winter Ponchos are a great ethical and practical gift idea for women!

Sizes:  One size fits most

 These Ponchos are lovingly made by Artisans in Nepal who spin and dye raw wool from New Zealand using azo-free dyes. They then hand-knit the Ponchos with an opening with buttons, making these Ponchos totally unique.

Kumbeshwar Technical School is a World Fair Trade Organisation (WFTO) guaranteed member. This project trains, employs and empowers over 2000 women through their income-generating projects.  They also empower and sustain disadvantaged and low-income families of Kathmandu Valley, through free primary education, a home for young people and vocational skill training in knitting, carpet weaving and carpentry. 

Uplift Fair Trade is proud to give you the opportunity to purchase a product from our clothing range that has been made by Artisans working towards achieving the ten principles of Fair Trade in all their Practices.  Uplift Fair Trade works to create sustainable livelihoods to empower those who are disadvantaged in society and to give them an opportunity to break the cycle of poverty. 

Washing instructions:  Hand Wash in Cold Water.  Do not soak.  Do not bleach.  Reshape while damp.  Dry flat.

Read about Kumbeshwar and their processes here: 

https://upliftfairtrade.com.au/blogs/news-and-stories/fairtradewinterclothingprocess 

 



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