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The Artisans

 

These are the woman who hand knit our 100% organic cotton dish cloths. They are hard working beautiful women trying to survive with dignity. Working with them is our way of contributing to the greater good.

Each of these woman has a wish. Every Toockies purchase helps to make their wishes come true.

Read about their wishes below.

Last Name: A - E F - J K - O P - T U - Z

 

 

LAST NAME A - E
 Afraja Khatun

Afreja Khatun

I want to show that I can do something myself.

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Ajima Bibi

To help my husband to run the family

 

Ajima Bibi

Ajima Bibi

A poor family, that is why I work.

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Ajimon Bibi

To run my big family smothly

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Ajmira Bibi

I want to give better education to my three daughters

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Ajmira Bibi

To give better life for my children

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Ajmira Bibi

Want to expand own expenses by herself, and want bright future

Ajmira Bibi

Ajmira Bibi

Ajoori Bibi

 Ajoori Bibi

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Aklima Bibi

Husband does not take care properly, I work for myself

Aklima Bibi  

Aklima Bibi

To help my husband

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Alema Bibi

To help her family

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Alomara Bibi

Three daughters and single son,I want their better education

Ambia Bibi

 Ambia Bibi


I dont't have a husband. I work to keep myslef alive.

 

 

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Ambia Bibi

           I want to work for my daughter's treatment.

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Angura Bibi

Husband incomeless, I work for running my family.

Anjoara Bibi

Anjoara Bibi


My husband's pay is very small. I can't raise my children or afford their education so i work.

   
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Anoara Bibi

 

I want to work for my children better life.

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Arifa Khatun

 

To continue my education with my own income.

Arjina Bibi

Arjina Bibi 

             To help my  husband.

Arjina Bibi

Arjina Bibi 

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Asia Bibi  

            To purchase all things for my family.

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Asma Bibi

            Husband low income, I work for my family.

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Asma Khatun

             To continue my education with my own income

Asura Bibi

Asura Bibi

              I want to saving money for my daughters marriage.

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Asura Bibi

               I work for running my family.

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Asura Bibi

               Want to pay my own expenses by herself and purchase all things for my family.

Asura Mondal

Asura Mondal

Ayesha Khatun

Ayesha Khatun

                 For my bright future and to take care my parents

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Babinur Bibi

To help my  husband

Baby Khatun

Baby Khatun

We are five brother and sisters and my parents make a big family. And then my father is worried about giving me a wedding. I work to lessen my father's worries.

LAST NAME F - J
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Fatema Bibi

For my bright future.

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Fatema Bibi

Want to pay own expenses by herself.

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Fatema Bibi

Husband low income, I work for my family.

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Firoja Bibi

For my children's education.

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Firoja Bibi

I work for my bright future.

Firoja Bibi

Firoja Bibi

My husband doesn’t always have work. If I don’t work, we will have nothing to eat. 

 

Forida Bibi

Forida Bibi 

            My elder son is handicraped I want to save my elder son.

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Forida Khatun

             Want to pay own expenses by herself.

Ful Bibi

Ful Bibi

Fuljan Bibi

Fuljan Bibi

I work to bring up my three daughters and be able to marry them off.

Hakima Bibi

Hakima Bibi

I want to work for my husband treatment.

Hamida Bibi

Hamida Bibi

             To help my husband and for my children's education.

Hamida Bibi

Hamida Bibi

              To give my son  good education.

Hamida Khatun

Hamida Khatun 

Hasina Bibi

Hasina Bibi

Hasina Gazi

Hasina Gazi

Jahanara Bibi

Jahanara Bibi

                For happiness and peace, for my family and I work for my daughters marriage.

Jahanara Bibi

Jahanara Bibi

                 Son's kidney infection, I want for my son's Kidney treatment.

Jhuma Khatun

Jhuma Khatun 

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Jobeda Bibi

             For my daughters, better education.

Johora Bibi

Johora Bibi

             I like to do the job and help my family.

Jomila Bibi

Jomila Bibi

I would like become a greater person by working.

LAST NAME K - O
 
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Kakuli Khatun

To continue my education with my own income.

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Kasmira Bibi

Husband low income, I work for my family.

Khadija Bibi

Khadija Bibi

I work so as not to put pressure on my husband and still run my household. 

To give better life for my children.

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Khadija Bibi

Husband died, I want to bring up my children.

 

   
Khatun

Khukumoni Khatun

My father works alone and our family has many needs. He is under a lot of pressure so I work to help him.

Khuku Rani Khatun

Khuku Rani Khatun

Khukumoni Khatun

Khukumoni Khatun

My father works alone and our family has many needs. He is under a lot of pressure so I work to help him.

Khukumoni Khatun

Khukumoni Khatun 

 

 

Mabia Bibi

Mabia Bibi

            Want to pay my own expenses by herself and help my father.  

Majufa Bibi

Mafuja Bibi

I work to run my family.

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Mahmuda Bibi

For my children's education.

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Mamoni Bibi

           For my children's education.

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Mamoni Bibi

            To expand my children all expenses by myself.

Mamoni Bibi

Mamoni Bibi

           For my children's education.

Mamoni Khatun

Mamoni Khatun 

I work so i don't have to ask my mother for pocket money. Also to help meet my family's needs.

Manjura Khatun

Manjura Khatun 

I work for the needs of my family.

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Marina Bibi

I work for my bright future.

Masura Bibi

Masura Bibi

Mehrun Bibi

Mehrun Bibi

Mina Khatun

Mina Khatun

I work to help my mother.

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Mina Bibi

Want to pay own expenses by herself.

Minu Bibi

Minu Bibi

I work to raise my two boys.  To Fulfil my own wish

Mohima Bibi

Mohima Bibi

For pocket money and so that I become a better person. To solve family problem.

Momena Bibi

Momena Bibi 

I am a poor person. I work to keep my family runnning.

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Momena Bibi 

Want to pay own expenses by herself.

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Momena Bibi 

Poor ,to run my  Family.

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Momena Khatun

Want to pay own expenses by herself.

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Momtaj Bibi

For my bright future.

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Momtaj Bibi

To help my family.

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Monira Khatun

To Fulfil my own wish

 
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Monjila Bibi

To help my family.

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Monjura Bibi

To admit my  son to a better school for best education.

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Monjura Bibi

I want to save money for future.

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Monoara Bibi

I got a lot of advantage from this job.

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Monoara Bibi

To maintain my family.

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Monoara Bibi

I want to save money for my daughters marriage.

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Monoara Bibi

Poor, to solve Family Problem 

Montaj Khatun

Montaj Khatun

Montaj Sardar

Momtaj Sardar

Monjila Bibi

Monjila Bibi

My husand earns a little. I have two children and I work so I can raise them well.

 

Monoara Bibi

Monoara Bibi

 My husband doesn't always find work. So I work to help him.

Monoara Bibi

Monoara Bibi

I work for my children's future.

Morjina Bibi

Morjina Bibi

I work thinking of my son and daughter. My husband's pay is little.

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Muslima Bibi

To give my daughter good education.

Nachera Bibi

Nachera Bibi

To meet the needs of my family.

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Najima Bibi

I want to help my husband to maintain my family.

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Najima Bibi

To purchase all things for my family.

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Najima Bibi

To pay my daughter's school expenses.

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Najima Bibi

For Children education and husband loan repayment.

Najima Bibi

Najima Bibi

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Najmoonnahara Bibi

To purchase all things for childern and my own expenses.

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Nargis Parveen

To help my father and for my bright future.

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Nasima Bibi

Want to pay own expenses by herself.

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Nasima Bibi

For Children education.

 
Nilufa Khatun

Nilufa Khatun 

I work so I can stand on my own two feet.

Noorjahan Bibi

Noorjahan Bibi 

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Ohida Bibi

Husband died, I want to bring up my children.

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Ojimon Bibi

To run my big family. 

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Ojufa Bibi

Want to work for my children's education.

LAST NAME P - T
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Parbina Khatun

Poor, if I don't work we do not eat.  Want to pay own expenses by herself.

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Putul Khatun

To Fulfil my own wish.

 
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Rafija Bibi

To help my husband.

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Raila Bibi

For Children education.

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Rakima Khatun

To help my father and for my bright future.

Rangina Bibi

Rangina Bibi

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Raosanara Bibi

For my son's better education.

Rasida Bibi

Rasida Bibi

I would like to slove all my family's problems.

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Rebaka Bibi

Want to pay own expenses by herself.

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Rehana Bibi

Poor, to solve Family Problem.

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Rehana Bibi

My husband is an addict. He does not work. I have come back to my mother's house. I work because I have to eat.  

To saving for my son.

Rehana Parvin

Rehana Parvin

For pocket money and to become self sufficient.

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Rehana Bibi

Husband died, I want to bring up my children.

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Rejina Bibi

For my children education.

Rejina Khatun

Rejina Khatun

We are six sisters, a big family with small earnings. Our father is not dependable. So I work to help my family.

Rejina Khatun

Rejina Khatun 

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Rija Bibi 

         To maintain children tution fees.

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Rija Bibi 

         Poor, to solve my family problem.

 
 

 

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Rohima Bibi 

The boys don't fed me so I work to feed myself.

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Rohima Bibi 

Husband died, I want to pay my own expenses.

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Rojina Bibi

I want admit my daughter in a good school.

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Rojina Khatun

I want to solve my own problem.

Rosida Bibi

Rosida Bibi

 

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Ruksana Bibi

For my son's better education.

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Rumpa Bibi

I want to take care my little daughter by myself.

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Rupali Khatun 

My father is getting old. We three sisters are grown. Our parents worry about getting us married. So we work to lessen our parents' worries.

 

 

Rupjan Bibi

Rupjan Bibi

We are very poor-we do not have a meal every day. If I don't work, we will have nothing to eat.

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Sabana Bibi 

              For my children education.

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Sabana Bibi 

              For my children education.

Sabana Khatun

Sabana Khatun 

No fater, no brothers, I have no one. My mother works elsewhere. I work here so that I can eat. And how will my mother afford my wedding by herself? That's why I work.

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Sabana Bibi 

              For my children education.

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Sabina Bibi 

              For my son's better education.

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Sabina Bibi 

              To help my  husband.

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Sabina Yesmin

              For my bright future and my son's education.

 

              

Sabera Bibi

Sabera Bibi 

Sabia Khatun

Sabia Khatun 

Sabina Bibi

Sabina Bibi 

I work because things will improve if both my husband and I work.

Sabina Bibi

Sabina Bibi 

Sabina Sardar

Sabina Sardar 

Safia Bibi

Safia Bibi 

Sahida Bibi

Sahida Bibi 

Saima Bibi

Saima Bibi 

A family of five has many needs so I work To stand upon my own two feet.

Saipan Bibi

Saipan Bibi


I can meet the needs of my family by working and I can raise my children well in the future.

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Sakila Bibi

            To give my daughters good education.

Sakina Bibi

Sakina Bibi 

             I work for my children's education, to buy books and supplies for them.

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Sakina Khatun

                To continue my education with my own income.

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Saleha Bibi

                I want my daughter's good education so that she will be a teacher.

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Salema Bibi

                Want to work for my children education.

Salema Khatun

Salema Khatun 

 I work for my children's education, to buy books and supplies for them.

Salima Bibi

Salima Bibi 

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Samima Bibi

               To Fulfil my own wish.

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Sanju Bibi

               Husband income is low So I want to help him.

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Sarina Katun 

            Want to pay own expenses by herself and help my father.

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Serina Khatun

             Want to fulfill my own wish and help my father.

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Sobira Khatun

             For my bright future. 

Sohida Bibi

Sohida Bibi

I can improve my work. I can feed and clothe my children well.

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Sokina Bibi

My sons are not taking care me, I do not work I cannot run my family.

Solima Bibi

Solima Bibi

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Sufia Bibi

Husband income is low so I want to help him and maitain the family.

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Sufia Bibi

I have not a minimum shelter, I want arrange a minimum shelter.

Sufia Khatun

Sufia Khatun 

I have no father. A family of three sisters has a lot of needs, that's why I work.

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Suraia Bibi

To Fulfil my own wish.

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Tahamina Bibi

For my children's education.

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Tahera Khatun

To help my parents.

Tajmira Khatun

Tajmira Khatun

I have a poor family-I have no one but my mother. I work to run my family and so that I can help my mother pay for my wedding when it is time.

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Tanuja Bibi

My husband's work is not enough. I work to meet the needs and for Children education.

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Tanuja Bibi

             I want my daughters's better education.

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Tanuja Bibi

             Husband low income, I work for my family.

 

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Tarmina Bibi

               For Children education.

Taslima Gharami

 Taslima Gharami

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Tina Bibi

         For Children education.

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Tumpa Bibi

             I want my daughter to be a teacher and my son to be a doctor to serve the people.