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Mahaguthi, Craft With a Conscience

Mahaguthi, Craft With a Conscience

Mahaguthi markets the handicrafts of over 1,000 artisans from 150 workshops throughout Nepal. Most artisans live in remote mountainous areas, 85% of whom are women able to use their traditional craft skills while working in their own homes. Mahaguthi provides fair wages and benefits, encourages the revival of traditional crafts and empowers the marginalized. Employees share in annual profits, above average wages, skills training, medical benefits, retirement funds, paid maternity leave, free eye exams and glasses, and access to interest-free loans.