How long have you lived there? I was born there and lived there right up until I came here which was 3 years ago.
What kind of house did you live in? One room built on the ground and made of leaves. Everything from the floor to the roof was built with leaves and a little bit of wood. The whole family lived there, parents, grandparent, niece, about 6 people. The kitchen was outside and there were no bathrooms or toilets, you would have to walk into the jungle. To shower we had a big bucket filled with rainwater. Girls would...
One Seed has embarked on an exciting new direction - producing ethically-made school uniforms!
We have undertaken this shift for the following reasons:
- Exit from the retail fashion market and entry to the schools market
- Becoming more sustainable in the long-term i.e. stable/repeat/regular demand, generic products that are scalable
- Minimising the investment required into continual development of new products
- Strengthening the sewing skills of our partners in Cambodia through increased quality, standardisation and volume.
We are continuing to work with the same micro-enterprise in Cambodia that we have been working with since 2005. However, unfortunately we no longer produce handbags or fashion items, as this is a wholesale shift we undertook in order to bring long-term sustainable change.
If you would like to order or find out more about our ethically-made school uniforms, please use the Contact page.