A fair trade traditional rag doll boy with black skin and black hair, suitable for children from birth and handmade in Sri Lanka using soft hand loomed cotton. This educational yet fun doll is ideal for role play, and is designed to reflect the multi-cultural society we live in. Clothes are removable.
Lanka Kade have direct trading relationships with their producers, and the director regularly travels to Sri Lanka to visit the artisans to ensure fair trade working practices are always being met and maintained. More than only ensuring workers have just and equal pay, Lanka Kade are committed to ensuring the employees have a sense of job satisfaction.
When you buy a Lanka Kade product, you help to support their educational foundation which provides books and daily milk drinks to rural schools in Sri Lanka.
The doll is made of hand woven cotton fabric with polyester filling and acrylic hair.
Please note: This fair trade doll is handcrafted by skilled artisans in Sri Lanka from fabric which is hand woven by our weavers. Colours and design of outfit can vary as every doll is unique.
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This was a present for my 16 month old niece and she loved it. I would certainly recommend it, especially as it is hard to find dolls that are more diverse is skin and hair tones. It was well made and a good size for little ones to hold and carry.
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A gorgeous handmade doll... great wee gift
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About Lanka Kade
Lanka Kade translates as \'the Sri Lankan shop\' and was set up in 1994 by husband and wife team Upul and Diane, with the aim of providing an outlet for items produced by small craft enterprises in Sri Lanka. Lanka Kade have developed a range of educational toys and gifts for young children utilising Diane\'s teaching and playwork background.
All Lanka Kade products are designed in the UK and then handmade by seven family based enterprises in Sri Lanka. Children are not involved at any stage of the production, and many products are made from rubberwood that has been sourced from exhausted rubber plantations that are replanted every 10 – 15 years.
When Lanka Kade products are shipped to the UK packing materials are either shredded paper or materials supplied by local retail outlets from their own deliveries. Lanka Kade products and packaging are all PVC free and the company strives to avoid the use of excessive packaging.
Lanka Kade (UK) Ltd have been a member of BAFTS (British Association of Fair Trade Shops) since 2001.
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