Peace Handicrafts is a social-support business established in 2002 to provide training and employment opportunities to landmine victims, disabled persons and the deaf.To visit Peace Handicrafts on your holiday in Phnom Penh, and find out what else Phnom Penh has to offer, use our Phnom Penh.
In 2004, Peace Handicrafts administration was taken over by Y.E.K. Design, another social business, run by founder and owner Mrs. Yek Hong Tang. With her vast knowledge and experience, Peace Handicrafts experienced rapid growth from just a handful of staff to over one hundred artisans before the financial crisis.
A graduate of RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia, Mrs. Tang has had long career in fashion. She has long career in the garment industry and taught in the School of Fashion and Design in Dunedin, New Zealand, and in industrial production at RMIT University in Australia.
Peace Handicrafts adheres to the philosophies of social responsibility and a clean green environment. Since 2002 it has been producing high quality products made from local hand-woven silks and recycled materials, and has become a leading exporter of these products to overseas markets.
Peace Handicrafts is proud to have been the winner of the UNESCO - AHPADA Seal of Excellence for handicraft products in 2004.
Training priority is given to the disabled, the deaf and the underprivileged to gain the necessary skills to meet our high quality requirement for export markets. An intensive training program has been developed to enable trainees to acquire the necessary skills to earn employment.
Peace Handicrafts reviews
So many places to shop for a cause in Phnom Penh. We have been to the city many times, but this was our first time to Peace Handicrafts. Please take time to seek out this shop, it is at the other... more »
Lots of different craft items available to buy in here. And all goes toward helping local people make a living. Love my cement bag! more »
This store, Peace Handicrafts, is wonderful (its beside ZANDO but different). It has all kinds of clothing and items that are good for ones own use, gifts, or souvenirs, made by deaf people and people injured by landmines in Cambodia. Good for men and women. Traditional and modern styles and items, as well as fusion style. Its all hand made. I bought a handmade laptop carrying case that I think is so well designed and looks excellent and sharp, I bought a beautiful greeting card, and a nice new wallet to match my new laptop case. I didn't expect to buy anything but the items they have are really practical and unique and priced for great value. If you like shopping you'll like this, and even if you don't shop a lot, you'll still like it and will likely find something useful. Its also a fun place to visit to see handmade and modern crafts with local and modern styles.
This shop sells ethically and locally made, bags, clothes and souvenirs.
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