Experience ethical design
Explore traditional handicraft
Empowering lives, one thread at a time
This is done by offering training in traditional textile production methods for slow fashion and lifestyle accessories.
Friendship Colours of the Chars (S.I.S.*) is a social enterprise that provides marginalized women living in the hard-to-reach "char" islands of northern Bangladesh with opportunities for a life of dignity and hope.
As a subsidiary of Friendship SPO, we are dedicated to the four main commitments - Saving Lives, Empowerment, Climate Adaptation, and Poverty Alleviation.
The impact of all our efforts is direct.
Empowering 2,500 to gain financial independency.
The skills provide both the riverine women and their families with financial independence, opportunities for a higher standard of living, and a sense of belonging to a community.
Growing towards sustainability
Friendship Colours of the Char embraces the concept of slow fashion and ethical lifestyle by producing textiles in sustainable materials and environmentally friendly methods.
Natural dyes, wooden blocks and hand embroidery
Our prints on textiles are set with hand-carved wooden blocks. Hand embroidery is done with respect to traditional patterns.
Sustainable, eco-friendly, natural fiber textiles.
Artisanal, crafted with care, one-of-a-kind creations.
Earthy hues, plant-based pigments, eco-friendly coloring.