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Supporting community development
Preserving cultural heritage
Reviving ancient crafts
Beautifully handcrafted, unique and eco-friendly products from the heart of Laos:
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Saoban works with over 300 artisans, mainly women, in 14 producer collectives.
Working with Saoban opens up a range of opportunities for rural producers which can genuinely improve quality of life.
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Saoban is a social business that works with traditional artisans to preserve and promote Lao village crafts. We work under the principles of fair trade in order to create employment opportunities for villagers, especially women, and reduce poverty.
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A social enterpriseSaoban is a member of PADETC, a Lao NGO that integrates socially sustainable programs in education, agriculture, micro-finance, handcrafts and community leadership.
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Chao Anou Road, 97/1 Ban Watchan, Chantabouly, Vientiane, Lao PDR
Open hours 9am-8pm Monday to Saturday. 1pm-8pm Sunday.