These Batik purses were made by Thushari. She was a field officer working with an NGO in Colombo, specializing in Child development. She lost her job in 2018 and had been unemployed.
Her husband was working in a leading hotel in Hambantota and he too was let go from his job due to his epilepsy.
Thushari started to learn how to sew and her husband started drawing. EFI helped them attend a batik workshop. Through partnership with We'RE SL Thushari and her husband started making batik products and look forward to starting their own shop.
We are so excited about our Batik Purses available for pre-order. These are handmade by our local artisan partners through our INSPIRE programs!
The purses are 9in x 7in & 10.5in x 7in batik quilted purses in colorful tie-dye patterns.
-Batik Purse Project