Fair trade is a strategy for poverty alleviation and sustainable development. Its purpose is to create opportunities for producers who have been economically disadvantaged or marginalized by the conventional system. Sourka bags are manufactured in India using recycled materials . They work closely with small, independent artisans to help grow their business and production capabilities. Thepartnershipwith them is the best method of job creation in low income environments and also a way to preserve generational craftsmanship. All their artisans are trained adults over 18, who receive beyond fair trade wages.