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Portland, OR 97214
United States

503-995-5095

Awaz Handcrafts connects you to fine quality handcrafted goods for your home and body handmade by women's micro-enterprises around the world. Our products tell the story of the artisan who made it through the rich craft traditions of block printing, weaving and embroidery work that decorate each item.  From organic hemp to non-violent silk, the natural fibers used in our clothing and products create a high quality softness you and your loved ones can enjoy. Protect the environment, honor workers and empower women with every purchase. Gifts that give back.

Who We Are

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.
— Margaret Mead

Awaz Handcrafts is a locally owned and operated, Portland social enterprise dedicated to providing high quality, handmade clothing and eco-fashion from natural fibers through fair trade business practices.

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Our Values

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We believe in an economic model that honors the producer, consumer and the environment with every purchase. Since 2008, we have been trading with small fair trade artisan groups in India and Nepal that help to create just livelihoods for workers and improve the lives of women and families in the Global South. We are committed to the economic upliftment of small producers and honoring the human connection in trade.

 

Our Mission

We aim to empower producers and our customers by providing high quality, handcrafted products made from natural fibers in accordance with fair trade principles and environmentally sustainable practices. 

Our Products

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Our unique line of handcrafted fair trade products are made from 100% natural fibers and recycled materials. Each item supports the preservation of traditional craft work such as block printing, hand loom weaving and kantha embroidery, helping to create jobs and sustain livelihoods for small rural communities. We are proud to offer Ethical Clothing for Men and Women made from 100% Cotton and Hemp from artisan cooperatives in India and Nepal.