MANAVA provides support for women from a small village while aiming to be as respectful as possible of the environment.
~Try to be as plastic-free as possible by replacing it with cardboard or newspapers for the packaging.
~MANAVA provides artisans with a sustainable income, empowers their creativity and offers them a safe working environment, where their views and opinions matter.
~Pay women 80 or 90% more than what they earned before.
~Provides the women with “quality training” to teach them basic things to make the products look really clean, polished and strong.
~ The material used is Rattan, a climbing palm. Rattan is a naturally renewable palm that grows in the tropical regions of Asia. The growth time of rattan is very short, compared to other timbers making it a great sustainable alternative for their products.