Neem pencils are a unique concept developed by Mr. Sunil Gupta, a supporter of the children and youth at Lakshya' s shelter home. Mr. Gupta has trained several youth from Lakshya who work at his center to create these natural pencils. Discarded neem trwigs are used for these pencils, and no trees are harmed in the making of this product. Available in regular graphite and colored options. Great gift for children and artists in the making!!
These special pencils are made by youth at Lakshya shelter home in Faridabad, India. Lakshya primarily supports children and youth who have run away from their homes. Lakshya, sends the younger children to local schooling facilities, and the youth are given vocational trainings to help earn a living and support themselves. Buy these unique products and support Lakshya's objective of providing better facilities to these children.
Handmade in India and fair trade imported.
Lakshya, is a child and youth rehabilitation center located in a small village Bhatola, Faridabad, a few miles from Delhi. Lakshya started 8 yeas ago in 2004, two brothers Rajeev and Umesh started with training a few village women in making newspaper bags. The village women grew from 8 to 150 over the years, and today make newspaper and other paper packaging bags which are supplied to several stores in India.
According to Mayan legend, the goddess Ixchel was said to have invented backstrap weaving. The people in Guatemala have continued to weave on these traditional looms since Pre-Columbian times. Make...
Handmade in El Salvador using recycled inner tubes from car and truck tires, these laptop sleeves are great for the one who wants to make a difference. Your laptop will...
Neem pencils are a unique concept developed by Mr. Sunil Gupta, a supporter of the children and youth at Lakshya' s shelter home. Mr. Gupta has trained several youth from...
These wastebaskets are hand crafted with recycled cloth scraps and wire and make a colorful way to separate paper and other recyclables from trash. Handmade using recycled materials by artisans...