Shop By Cause: survivors of human trafficking

It is estimated that over 40 million individuals worldwide are victims of human trafficking, often forced to work in the commercial sex trade.*

The Little Market works with social enterprises across the globe that empower survivors with employment and fair wages.

artisan: Basha

Basha’s high quality, unique kantha products are handmade by strong women in Bangladesh, many of whom are survivors of human sex trafficking. The women complete a training and rehabilitation program prior to beginning work. Basha also provides weekly educational opportunities including literacy and life skills programs. The artisans receive medical support, counseling, and daycare assistance.

Quilts

Country: United StatesTechnique: EMBROIDERY + KANTHA STITCHING

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Little Kantha Quilt - No. 270

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Cozy up with this one-of-a-kind blanket. This beautiful quilt is made with layers of vintage cotton saris, hand-sewn together by a traditional kantha stitch. Each blanket includes the hand-stitched name...

Details

  • Approximately 40" long x 40" wide
  • Care instructions: Machine wash cold. Tumble Dry.
  • Kanthas are made of layers of fabric hand-stitched.
  • As with all handmade items, slight variations will occur

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Little Kantha Quilt - No. 207

$ 80.00

Cozy up with this one-of-a-kind blanket. This beautiful quilt is made with layers of vintage cotton saris, hand-sewn together by a traditional kantha stitch. Each blanket includes the hand-stitched name...

Details

  • Approximately 40" x 40"
  • Care instructions: Machine wash cold. Tumble dry low.
  • Kanthas are made of layers of fabric hand-stitched together using repurposed fabrics. This quilt boasts two sides featuring two different beautiful patterns. You will never find the same fabric twice. Each piece is truly one-of-a-kind.

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Small Kantha Quilt - No. 291

$ 168.00

Cozy up with this one-of-a-kind blanket. This beautiful quilt is made with layers of vintage cotton saris, hand-sewn together by a traditional kantha stitch. Each blanket includes the hand-stitched name...

Details

  • Approximately 70" x 80"
  • Fits a Twin Size bed
  • Machine wash in cold water & tumble dry low
  • Kanthas are made of layers of fabric hand-stitched together using repurposed fabrics. This quilt boasts two sides featuring two different beautiful patterns. You will never find the same fabric twice. Each piece is truly one-of-a-kind.

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Small Kantha Quilt - No. 299

$ 168.00

Cozy up with this one-of-a-kind blanket. This beautiful quilt is made with layers of vintage cotton saris, hand-sewn together by a traditional kantha stitch. Each blanket includes the hand-stitched name...

Details

  • Approximately 70" x 80" 
  • Fits Twin Size bed
  • Machine wash in cold water & tumble dry low
  • Kanthas are made of layers of fabric hand-stitched together using repurposed fabrics. This quilt boasts two sides featuring two different beautiful patterns. You will never find the same fabric twice. Each piece is truly one-of-a-kind.

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artisan: Tayo Collective

Located in the Philippines, TAYO Collective works with resilient women, ages 20 to 30, who are survivors of the sex trade. Through TAYO Collective, they have access to safe housing, dignified employment, nutrition and health training, personal development programs, and a tuition-free college education. Every purchase empowers the women to break the cycle of poverty and permanently escape the sex trade.

jewelry

Country: PhilippinesTechnique: Jewelry Making

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Triangle Necklace - Rose Gold

$ 34.00

We think gold is a girl's best friend. Wear this simple rose gold necklace every day and add an edgy touch with the triangle charm. Each purchase empowers female artisans...

Details

  • Materials: 14k rose gold-filled chain and hardware and 14k rose gold-plated triangle charm
  • Chain length: 17"
  • Includes a spring ring clasp for secure closure.
  • Metal Care instructions: Use warm water and mild soap to clean. Air dry and store in a soft, cloth bag.
  • As with all handmade items, slight variations can occur

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Light Blue Opal Necklace - Yellow Gold

$ 40.00

What a gem. This dainty necklace features a blue opal, known to bring joy and spark creativity, and is the perfect everyday accessory. It includes a lightweight and adjustable gold-filled...

Details

  • Materials: 14kt gold-filled chain and blue opal
  • These necklaces offer an extension, so it can be worn at different lengths
  • Chain length: 16", 17", or 18"
  • Includes a spring ring clasp for secure closure.
  • Metal Care instructions: Use warm water and mild soap to clean. Air dry and store in a soft, cloth bag.
  • As with all handmade items, slight variations can occur

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Dark Blue Opal Necklace - Yellow Gold

$ 40.00

What a gem. This dainty necklace features a blue opal, known to bring joy and spark creativity, and is the perfect everyday accessory. It includes a lightweight and adjustable gold-filled...

Details

  • Materials: 14kt gold-filled chain and blue opal
  • These necklaces offer an extension, so it can be worn at different lengths
  • Chain length: 16", 17", or 18"
  • Includes a spring ring clasp for secure closure.
  • Metal Care instructions: Use warm water and mild soap to clean. Air dry and store in a soft, cloth bag.
  • As with all handmade items, slight variations can occur

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Dark Blue Opal Bracelet - Rose Gold

$ 28.00

What a gem. This dainty bracelet features a blue opal, known to bring joy and spark creativity, and is the perfect everyday accessory. It features an adjustable gold-filled chain, so...

Details

  • Materials: 14kt gold-filled chain and blue opal
  • These bracelets offer an extension, so it can be worn at different lengths.
  • Chain length: 6", 6.5", or 7"
  • Includes a spring ring clasp for secure closure.
  • Metal Care instructions: Use warm water and mild soap to clean. Air dry and store in a soft, cloth bag.
  • As with all handmade items, slight variations can occur

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artisan: Anchal Project

Anchal Project is an India-based social enterprise that supports employment opportunities for women previously exploited by the commercial sex trade. The social enterprise offers holistic solutions to societal inequalities by providing skills training, full-time employment opportunities, educational workshops, health services, a safe work environment, and access to a larger marketplace.

Textiles

Country: IndiaTechnique: EMBROIDERY + KANTHA STITCHING

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Cross Stitch Pillow - Black

$ 88.00

Add subtle texture to any pillowscape with this cross-stitched creation. Each purchase empowers artisan women at Anchal Project in India. Details Small approximately: 22" x 22" Large approximately: 26" x 26"...

Details

  • Small approximately: 22" x 22"
  • Large approximately: 26" x 26"
  • Care instructions: Dry clean recommended.
  • Materials: 1 layer of 100% GOTS certified organic cotton canvas
  • Pillow comes ready to go! An insert is included with each purchase, and this pillow features a gold zipper closure for easy removal.
  • As with all handmade items, slight variations will occur

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White Grid Quilt

$ 250.00

A modern minimalist's dream. This ultra-soft quilt is stitched with six layers of organic cotton, and it is available for twin, queen, and king size beds. Each purchase empowers artisan...

Details

  • Twin approximately 70" x 90"
  • Queen approximately: 90" x 90"
  • King approximately: 104" x 93"
  • Care instructions: Dry clean recommended.
  • Materials: 6 layers of 100% organic cotton
  • As with all handmade items, slight variations will occur

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White Grid Quilt

$ 250.00 - $ 350.00
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Napkin - Midnight

$ 9.80 $ 14.00

This beautiful blue napkin adds casual elegance to any table. Machine washable and made from 100% organic cotton canvas. Each purchase empowers artisan women at Anchal Project in India. Details...

Details

  • Care instructions: Machine wash cold and tumble dry low. Promptly remove from dryer.
  • Materials: 1 layer of 100% GOTS certified organic cotton canvas
  • As with all handmade items, slight variations will occur

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Napkin - Midnight

$ 9.80
$ 14.00
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Grid Quilt - White + Navy

$ 75.60 $ 108.00

Bundle up! Stitched with six layers of super-soft, organic cotton, this quilt will keep you warm throughout the chilliest months. Available in two sizes and colors. Each purchase empowers artisan...

Details

  • Small approximately 32" x 48"
  • Large approximately: 54" x 74"
  • Care instructions: Dry clean recommended.
  • Materials: 6 layers of 100% organic cotton
  • As with all handmade items, slight variations will occur

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