Bishna Pradhan is 36 year who was treated in Pokhara and the team in New SADLE asked her if she would be interested in getting training in Kathmandu and work for New SADLE and it has been 18 years since she has started working here. She found the love of her life here in New SADLE got married and they have 2 children and her aim is to bring them up to a good education. She really likes the group outings and dislikes people who backbite.
46 years old Ganga Maya Lawati previously a teacher at a school is now a supervisor who supervises more than 10 ladies working on the Dhaka weaving section at New SADLE. She is originally from Pachthar, came to Kathmandu looking for work and has been working here for 22 years now. She was provided training here.
Nepali weaves, woven by the traditional Dhaka hand weaving process are some of the most distinctive in the world. Each of the traditional Nepali designs in the weave is inlaid entirely by hand using mercerized cotton.
This heavy cotton hanging bag is weaved with 2/10 thread count. This is woven and sewn by the local craftsmen from New SADLE where they are treated, trained, supported and helped financially. Carry your belongings in this bag and show that you have supported an organization which is making a positive change in the society in Nepal.
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.