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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.

Ajima Bibi

Ajima Bibi

A poor family, that is why I work.

Ajmira Bibi

Ajmira Bibi

Ajoori Bibi

 Ajoori Bibi

Aklima Bibi

Aklima Bibi 

Ambia Bibi

 Ambia Bibi


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

 


Anjoara Bibi

Anjoara Bibi


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

Arjina Bibi

Arjina Bibi 

Arjina Bibi

Arjina Bibi 

Asura Bibi

Asura Bibi

Asura Mondal

Asura Mondal

Ayesha Khatun

Ayesha Khatun

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
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 

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 have a desire to save up money and do something big.

Hamida Bibi

Hamida Bibi

Hamida Bibi

Hamida Bibi

Hamida Khatun

Hamida Khatun 

Hasina Bibi

Hasina Bibi

Hasina Gazi

Hasina Gazi

Jahanara Bibi

Jahanara Bibi

 My husband can't do it alone, so I work as well.

Jahanara Bibi

Jahanara Bibi

Jhuma Khatun

Jhuma Khatun 

Johora Bibi

Johora Bibi

Jomila Bibi

Jomila Bibi

I would like become a greater person by working.

LAST NAME K - O
 
Khadija Bibi

Khadija Bibi

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

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 

Kulsum Bibi

Kulsum Bibi

Mabia Bibi

Mabia Bibi

Majufa Bibi

Mafuja Bibi

I work to run my family.

Mamoni Bibi

Mamoni Bibi

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.

Masura Bibi

Masura Bibi

Mehrun Bibi

Mehrun Bibi

Mina Khatun

Mina Khatun

I work to help my mother.

Minu Bibi

Minu Bibi

I work to raise my two boys.

Mohima Bibi

Mohima Bibi

For pocket money and so that I become a better person.

Momena Bibi

Momena Bibi 

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

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.

Nachera Bibi

Nachera Bibi

To meet the needs of my family.

Najima Bibi

Najima Bibi

Nilufa Khatun

Nilufa Khatun 

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

Noorjahan Bibi

Noorjahan Bibi 

LAST NAME P - T
Parbina Khutan

Parbina Khatun

We are very poor. If I don’t work, we don’t eat.

Rangina Bibi

Rangina Bibi

Rasida Bibi

Rasida Bibi

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

Rehana Bibi

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.

Rehana Parvin

Rehana Parvin

For pocket money and to become self sufficient.

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 

Rijia Bibi

Rija Bibi 

Rohima Bibi

Rohima Bibi 

I work to raise my children. 

Rohima Bibi

Rohima Bibi 

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

Rosida Bibi

Rosida Bibi

 

Rupali Khatun

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.

Sabana Bibi

Sabana Bibi 

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.

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.

Sakina Bibi

Sakina Bibi 

Salema Khatun

Salema Khatun 

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

Salima Bibi

Salima Bibi 

Sarina Khatun

Sarina Katun 

Sohida Bibi

Sohida Bibi

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

Solima Bibi

Solima Bibi

Sufia Bibi

Sufia Bibi

In a needy family my husband's earnings are not sufficient. We also have marry off my daughter.

Sufia Khatun

Sufia Khatun 

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

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.

Tanuja Bibi

Tanuja Bibi

My husband's work is not enough. I work to meet the needs.

Tanuja Bibi

Tanuja Bibi

Tarmina Bibi

Tarmina Bibi

Taslima Gharami

 Taslima Gharami

 



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