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Meet our Sellers: The Chai Room

“I feel an obligation and a responsibility to pass on to my children everything that has been passed on to me,” Fatema says. “Going to the markets, grinding our spices, building a business, and what that process means to me … I want to be a great business woman, a great mother, a great human … read more

Meet our Sellers: CocoKanela

“Today, CocoKanela is a way for me to connect to my Mexican heritage, using the traditional artisanal skills my mother taught me, combined with the colours and styles that express my culture,” – Vanessa Gatica When Vanessa Gatica – a vibrant, accomplished woman – arrived in Australia, she thought she knew what to expect. “I … read more

Meet our Sellers: The Greenish Garden

. “My boyfriend and I started to paint pots,” Mayra tells us. “It was a way to be creative but also a way to be clever during an uncertain time. We needed more ways to make money, beyond our formal jobs. I decided we should make something that would make people happy. And I know … read more

Meet our Sellers: Treekid – Ethical Children’s Clothing

“I had always been very inspired by and obsessed with textiles. The colours, the textures – particularly from India, Latin America, Asia and Africa – they are all amazing. So I decided to mix this interest with my passion for sustainability. Now here I am.” – Carla Risco Rodriguez Many of us spend our lives … read more

Meet our Sellers: Tugu Toys

“My first day in a market, I made $35 and I was the happiest I had ever been!”  – Lhakpa Chodon Lhakpa Chodon is a living, breathing example of the importance of programs like Migrant Women In Business (the enterprise behind Made By Many Hands) and today, we are delighted to tell her story.  “I … read more