Who hand-made this?

Nirmala Rai from Dharan, Nepal

30-year-old, Nirmala Rai is from Dharan and came here for the treatment of her husband who was affected by leprosy and then got training which led to getting employed here. She has been working here for the past 10 years and feels that she has been learning new skills. She has been able to support her family through the income from here. She is also glad that New SADLE provides free education till grade 10 to children of employees who work here.

Who hand-made this?

Ram Kumari Magar from Nuwakot, Nepal

Ram Kumari Magar is 50 years old and has been working since 1995 here. She is originally from Trishuli, Nuwkot. She used to weave Dhaka textiles but now she cant weave because of her poor eyesight and she now spins the thread here at New SADLE and this is what keeps her busy during work hours. She loves vegetables and dislikes alcohol as she thinks it will ruin a person. She used to work at a thread spinning factory in Bhaktapur before she came here. She likes the working conditions and the benefits that the workers get here in this organization.

Grey Square Nepali Dhaka Cushion Cover

A cushion cover that brings life not only to your room but also someone from Nepal.

$ 8.00 USD


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 patterned textiles by both the genders, generally male have their hats made out of these and females have their blouses made from these unique patterns. This Grey checked Square Cushion cover is made from 100% cotton and handwoven on a traditional loom at the premises of New SADLE.


40.0 x 40.0 x 15.0

300.0 g

10 left

2.0 hours

About 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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