The lotus fabric, the most spiritual fabric in the world, allows the emancipation to 30 vulnerable Cambodian women. Samatoa uses the best socially responsible manufacturing techniques to create eco fabrics that support women’s empowerment in Cambodia. Their aim is to duplicate the workshop pilot project in Siem Reap and increase production capacity.
The impact of expanding of their ecotextile company will be considerable for a variety of reasons. First, of course, they will provide over 500 women with long-lasting employment. They will ensure that these local handicrafts made in traditional ways but using new ecofibers are never forgotten. Poor communities benefit from market for lotus and education for farming. Lotus farming works in parallel with rice farming.