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‘Sampan Gifts and Homewares’ at AGHA Melbourne Show

Sampan Gifts and Homewares will be exhibiting at the Home & Giving Fair at the Melbourne Showground from Saturday 1st August to 5th August 2015. The Home & Giving Fair is organised by the Australian Gift & Homewares Association (AGHA) to provide the gift and homewares industry with the latest product on the market. It is a trade only event and admission is free to registered buyers. We will be exhibiting our  new range of products and gifts which are fair trade or ethically sourced from South East Asia and India. All our products are made from natural, recycled or renewable resources. Crushed bag small (1)Our new range of handcrafted paper gift bags are not only beautiful but also Eco-friendly and Exclusive. They are made from cotton rags and other bio degradable agriculture waste products by Sri Aurobindo Paper. The organisation is run by a mix of volunteers and paper craftsmen supporting the local economy and helping in reducing poverty. They follow Fair trade practices and high ethical standards of the Sri Aurobindo Ashram. The ladybug and porcupine tape measures are both portable and practical, they make great little gifts and come with the benefit of knowing you are supporting impoverished communities and disadvantaged groups. Made by refugee women in the Hai Phong region of Vietnam, and sourced from a not for profit fair trade organLadybug and porcupine tape measuresisation. Some of the other products on show will be our range of recycled paper gifts made by the Lao Disabled Women’s Development Centre. These include, photo frames, tissue boxes, trivets and coasters. Come and see our range of bowls. We have handmade coconut bowls as well as a good range of bamboo bowls in a variety of different colours and sizes. Our every popular silk lanterns are very beautiful. They are also handmade and feature gorgeous silk fabrics in amazing colours and patterns. These lanterns make perfect decorations for many occasions and are very eye catching. We would love to meet you and hope to see you at the trade fair: Stand AF 12 (Avenue Pavilion) Fair Trade Zone Home and Giving Fair Melbourne Showground 1st August - 5th August 2015 visit us flyer