Celebrate Fair Trade Month: Empowering Artisan Communities in Sri Lanka

Celebrate Fair Trade Month: Empowering Artisan Communities in Sri Lanka

Fair Trade Month in Canada is a time to celebrate and support the principles of ethical and sustainable trade. At Urban Island (urbanislandofficial.com), we take this commitment to heart by championing fair trade practices that empower the post-war artisan communities of Sri Lanka, particularly its female artisans.


We understand the profound impact that fair wages and ethical employment practices have on these communities. By offering them an opportunity to showcase their talents and craftsmanship on a global stage, we help sustain their livelihoods while preserving age-old traditions like handloom weaving and basketry.



Every product you find at Urban Island is sustainably sourced, handcrafted, and carries a unique story of our rich heritage. From rich textiles to tasteful homeware, our artisans create these masterpieces with passion and dedication. By supporting their work, you contribute to building a brighter future for these resilient communities.


Through fair trade, we not only provide economic opportunities but also empower these artisans, especially the women, to take control of their lives and secure a better future. Together, we create a more equitable and sustainable world.


This Fair Trade Month, we invite you to explore our collection, honor the artisans, and embrace the essence of ethical consumption. By choosing Urban Island, you're not just buying products; you're investing in the livelihoods and empowerment of communities that are striving for a better life. Join us in supporting fair trade, and let your purchases be a force for positive change.




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