Stage 5: Scaling
Economic EmpowermentSEE LESS
Cambodia, Thailand and Laos
Cambodia, Thailand and LaosSEE LESS
Countries Implemented In
Friends ??n?? Stuff sells crafts and accessories made from locally-sourced: recycled materials. Their products include bags: clothes: stationery: jewellery: books and wallets: which are made from items such as newspapers: rugby balls and food packaging. These are sold in stores throughout Southeast Asia and are also available via international resellers. The artists are predominantly women from low-income households: often with many dependents and little formal education. Friends ??n?? Stuff collaborates with their parent NGO: Friends International: to support these artists to become micro-entrepreneurs. They offer workshops and training: and also facilitate work placements for many of the artists.