Friendship With Cambodia’s (FWC’s) 2012 Trunk Show is Friday, March 23rd, from 2 to 8 pm. The fun event gives Friendship With Cambodia supporters an opportunity to preview recently purchased fair-trade crafts made in Cambodia – including stylish silk scarves, handbags, jewelry, greeting cards, home décor, and more. The crafts made by Cambodian organizations like Saomao (www.saomao.com) use bomb shells left over from the war to create innovation jewelry. Saomao seeks “sustainable solutions to long-term problems of poverty, promoting social development through crafts and fair trade”.
Purchase of these beautiful and unique crafts benefits humanitarian aid programs in Cambodia. “The crafts are purchased directly from Cambodian non-profit organizations that offer training in self-sustaining job skills for people facing life challenges from landmine injuries, domestic violence, sex-trafficking, AIDS, and poverty. The craft producers receive a fair wage.”
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