Chorten Batik Greeting Cards
Traditional Nepali handmade papermaking highlight these interesting greeting cards. Made from the inner bark of a wild understory shrub known locally as Lotka. It is cut above ground to encourage regrowth, then delivered to the papermakers, a 2 to 3 day walk down from the mountains. Lotka paper is prized for its durability and texture. Hand painted batik fabric attached, with matching envelope and blank inside. Colours may vary slightly. 16.5 cm high, 12 cm wide.
New SADLE, Nepal
New SADLE (New Skill and Development Learning Experience) provides free medical treatment, food, housing, and education to ex-leprosy and ex-polio affected social outcasts in Kathmandu. Their employment and reintegration program promotes self respect and dignity. WFTO member (Fair Trade Group Nepal).
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