Our Story

Quality fabric: unique, beautiful and making a difference. (just like our customers)

Kantha Bae has partnered with Basha Boutique to bring you fabrics hand-embroidered, supporting fair-trade. Our shop suppors Bangladeshi women coming from at risk and trafficking environments find a home, a job, and safe care for their children. 

Basha Enterprises Ltd, a social business based in Bangladesh, creates a distinctive range of home textiles, jewelry and accessories. Basha textile products feature a traditional Bengali technique known as Kantha, the straight, even stitching together of layers of saris.

Your purchase changes lives & builds futures.

Through dignified work, Basha provides a sustainable livelihood for women at risk and survivors of trafficking. Women gain job skills and the opportunity to develop into leaders and entrepreneurs in a healthy, healing, supportive environment.

Driven by the needs of the many thousands of women in Bangladesh who are forced into lives they are deeply ashamed of, Basha passionately continues to create alternative opportunities one job at a time – through sales of our life-giving, one-of-a-kind products.

Basha dreams of a day when women are not at risk of exploitation and don’t live in fear.Through dignified work, Basha provides a sustainable livelihood for women at risk and survivors of trafficking. Women gain job skills and the opportunity to develop into leaders and entrepreneurs in a healthy, healing environment. 

FAIR TRADE

Basha is committed to fair trade and its principles – to enhance our own business practices, and to support the movement towards a better form of global commerce. Their application for Fair Trade status has been submitted and in the meantime continues to promote ethical trade both within Bangladesh and with its global partners. Basha abides by basic principles of Fair Trade including Non-Discrimination, No Child Labor, Gender Equality & Respect for the Environment.