Global Village Nanaimo

Global Village Nanaimo - Fair Trade & Non-Profit

Penguin Ornamant - Philippines

10.00
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Penguin Ornamant - Philippines

10.00

This attractive ornament can either sit on a surface or hang somewhere, such as a tree or a window.

It is made out of bleached Abaca Fibre. This fiber is. mainly used for the production of specialty papers. The plant. Also called manila hemp, abaca is extracted from the leaf sheath around the trunk of the abaca plant , a close relative of the banana, native to the Philippines.

The Penguin is 4.5” (12 cm) tall

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This attractive ornament can either sit on a surface or hang somewhere, such as a tree or a window.

It is made out of bleached Abaca Fibre. This fiber is. mainly used for the production of specialty papers. The plant. Also called manila hemp, abaca is extracted from the leaf sheath around the trunk of the abaca plant , a close relative of the banana, native to the Philippines.

The Penguin is 4.5” (12 cm) tall

This supplier includes a non-government organization (NGO) and a marketing company.

 Together they empower 31 community based marginal producer groups located in 11 provinces.

 These groups employ a total of approximately 900 artisans, most of whom are women.

The NGO supports the partners with with capacity-building activities and offers business development services through training and mentorships.

The Marketing company helps their products reach markets both locally and internationally.

Last May, this group held an event  that celebrated both fair trade (during fair trade month) and women (for Mothers Day)

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