Fair Trade

Fair trade

NRDS provides skill development training on crafts and supports them further through timely supply of raw materials and marketing. The artisans mostly women work in their homestead and supplement their family income for better livelihood. The products are mainly jute products, grass products, weaving and garment products and made from locally available raw materials like jute, grass leaf, cotton yarn etc. NRDS is an active partner of fair trade movement in Bangladesh.

The organization established Kranti Fair Trade, a trade wing to promote marketing of local products and establish the unit as an independent business entity to support artisan and producer organization’s in the region. Kranti is producing quality lifestyle products from locally available raw materials and selling products in the local market. Kranti is now extending its business to national and international market through fair trade activities.