A fun and educational game/resource for little ones. Hand embroidered on the clothing of the girl and boy Native Indians are the numbers from one to ten. The facial features on the Ten Indians is also hand embroidered so fully safe for children. Such fun ( and learning number recognition at the same time) counting the Indians one by one into their traditional tepee home. The teppe is made with eco jute material . The top of the tepee has red cotton material and the opening and closing velcro door is made of felt material. The adornments on the tepee are also made of felt material.
The tepee has a height of approx. 30 cms and diameter of base is approx. 21 cms
The Indians are approx. 12 cms tall.
Handmade by an artisan trained and employed at the fair trade Organization Surjomukhi in Bangladesh. One of the main aims of Surjomukhi is to provide employment for members of the underprivileged rural tribes and for women in Dhaka who have no other form of income. These
women receive a regular monthly income and also have the option of working from home . At the same time they are able to care for their children.
Benefits provided by Surjomukhi to the producers are:
* Allowance for medical treatment
* Advance payment access for the producers
* Interest free loan access
* 100% bonus wages for artisans ( total wages for year divided by 12 months) .
* Extra motivational prize for the best performer of every month.
* Wages are paid the last working day of each month.
* Maternity allowances for artisans who have worked at Surjomukhi for at least two years.
* Safe working environment with sufficient lighting, ventilation, sanitation and drinking water.
* Celebration annual cultural party for staff, artisans and their families on the occasion of Surjomukhi's Birthday (18th June)