Tanoti is a social enterprise focused on heritage craft preservation, women’s empowerment, and rural community building. The Penans are Sarawak’s last nomadic tribe, having settled into structured communities between 30 years to as recent as 5 years ago. Their deep connection with the rainforests sees them still relying on the jungles to support their lives and supplement their livelihoods.
Since 2001, Mekong Quilts is a social enterprise acting for sustainable employment of under-privileged women in Vietnam and Cambodia, by creating high-quality products, respectful of the planet. Our clothes are made of natural linen or cotton, all our papier-maché products are 100% made of recycled newspaper, and we have a big collection of natural hand-braided water hyacinth bags. But one of our most original products in terms of material used, is the bamboo bike. As resistant as a bike made of steel but… natural!
Ock Pop Tok (East meets West in Lao) was founded by women and is run by women for the women of Laos. We started small and have kept innovating over the years mixing our eastern traditions with our western flair. Our most valuable assets remain our people. We share the same will to keep the textile traditions of Laos alive and thriving.
Watthan Artisans Cambodia is a local social enterprise that has been established in 2004 as a showcase of talents for Cambodian disabled artisans.
ANDARA was established in December 2020. The name of this clothing brand, ANDARA , means the light of beauty. We named our business hoping that ANDARA will bring out the shine of women’s beauty by providing comfortable and stylish clothes.
Bringing our roots and heritage to a societal integration in this modern times through fashion has been NIñOFRANCO’s lifelong vision. We envision of transforming a western-minded Philippines into a culturally-enriched nation that gives livelihood to individuals and communities who safe kept the true art of Philippines.