Penguin Rattle

$ 22.00 $ 18.00

Handmade in Bangladesh by the extremely talented and capable artisans at Hathay Bunano PS as part of their Pebble line. Pebble toys are a small contribution to supporting families in rural Bangladesh, to removing the need for economic migration to the cities and to providing women with flexible working opportunities which are close to their homes. HBPS likes to think their toys spread smiles worldwide: the ladies who make them in Bangladesh smile because the toys bring them work, the parents smile because the toys keep their babies happy and enable them to shop with a conscience and the babies smile – well you can see why!

Details + Dimensions

7" x 5"

100% cotton
100% polyester fill

machine wash cool, tumble dry low

Meet the Maker

Shortly after arriving in Bangladesh, Samantha Morshed started Hathay Bunano ps, a non-profit organization. Through a local NGO she invited 12 young women to her home in Dhaka and taught them to knit in her spare room. After three weeks practicing knitting they started to work on the first order. With 24 women knitting in Samantha’s spare room every day and more work than they could manage it was time to open their first rural production centers in Narshingdi, about 2 hours drive from the capital Dhaka.

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