POET Partnership on Eco-Textile
Focus Area: Handicrafts
POET or Partnership on Eco-Textile is an enterprise that produces and sell hand-woven textiles and consumption products for health and the society, operating as a social enterprise with an aim to create a ‘happy’ production process, with fair income and a stable supplementary occupation to the producers of eco-textiles who are women and elderly in communities in 2 provinces in the North of Thailand. POET puts emphasis on co-ownership with the producers’ groups and producers’ network as well as the consumers under the foundation of a ‘partnership’ with transparency. POET’s goal is to improve the quality of life of agricultural and community groups and networks as well as creating positive environmental impact at the same time.