Meena Tamang a resident of Taplejung came to Kathmandu 15 years ago with her friends to see how this city looks like. She stayed along but all her friends returned. She was provided training to weave Dhaka textile by New SADLE and has been working here for 13 years. She doesn’t have any education but is very happy that she can earn a living all thanks to New SADLE. Working here not only provides her with economic support but also emotional support as she feels that her second family is this.
Shrijana Gurung is 40 years of age and has been working here since 1997. She had come from Biratnagar to Kathmandu to visit the place. She really liked Kathmandu so she decided to stay and got work at New SADLE, She had experience of making Dhaka caps so it was easier for her to learn the weaving skills and other tailoring skills taught here at New SADLE. She doesn't like people backbiting and discrimination. She loves to visit Temples on of her most memorable trip to a temple in the northern region fo that place. Her wish is to educate her kids.
A cushion cover that brings life not only to your room but also someone from Nepal.
Dhaka patterns are unique and have been ingrained in the Nepali culture for centuries. If you walk around Nepal you can see people wearing these unique patterns of textile by both the genders, generally male have their hats made out of these and females have their blouses made from these unique patterns. This Dark multi-colored Square Cushion cover is made from 100% cotton and on a traditional handloom at the premises of New SADLE.
New SADLE is a non-profit organization working for the rehabilitation, social and economic upliftment of leprosy-affected people, polio victims, and other underprivileged communities and providing them employment opportunities.
It is a member of Fair Trade Group Nepal and WFTO and produces Fair Trade Handicraft product. New SADLE is a non-governmental, non-religious, non-political and not for profit organization registered with the District Administration Office, Kathmandu, Government of Nepal and affiliated with the Social Welfare Council.
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