Mata Traders' mission is "to ‘fashion a better world’ by creating designs that celebrate a woman’s originality and empower her to use her dollar for change. We merge uncommonly vibrant style with fair trade practices to make an impact on global poverty – bringing fair wages to artisans in India and Nepal."
Partners with artisan cooperatives that focus on gender equality and supporting women
Artisans have access to healthcare, maternity leave, daycare, as well as literacy classes and skill training.
Preserves traditional crafts by blending them with modern designs
All artisans are paid fair wages that exceed the local minimum wage.
Prevents child labor by providing families with the income they need to send children to school