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Socially conscious fashion and homewares: How THE SOVRAN GROUP empowers and educates artisans

As a UK-based organisation with a global reach, THE SOVRAN GROUP understands just how important it is to give something back to the people that help make our business a success.
A retailer of on-trend and vintage fashions and beautifully handcrafted home wears, here at THE SOVRAN GROUP we are exceptionally proud of the relationships we’ve built with the individuals that create our wonderful product ranges and wanted to give something back to help support the families and local communities that we work so closely with. 
As a socially responsible business, it is our ethos to help our production partners around the globe in a range of ways, in order to help make their lives better and to encourage them to develop their skills further.
Here are just a few of the ways that THE SOVRAN GROUP provides support to our craftspeople and their families:

Education for children

Many of our artisans live in countries where access to education is limited for those from poorer backgrounds. By supplying a regular stream of work to our craftspeople and giving them a fair price for the goods they put their heart and soul into creating, we open up the opportunity for these workers to educate their children and offer them a brighter future full of possibilities.

Adult education

Our artisans are also given the chance to undertake educational courses for themselves in key subjects, such as reading and writing. This provides them with greater opportunities for the future and re-enforces our commitment to socially conscious and ethical product sourcing.

Skills development and fair pay

With many large corporations taking advantage of their workers by offering poor rates of pay for products, THE SOVRAN GROUP is seeking to start a fair pay revolution for our artisans. We are leading the way by providing fair rates of pay to the individuals that lovingly create all of our products.

Taking things one stage further, we seek to support the individual and their communities by providing skills development training in order to help them learn new techniques, so they can increase the range of products they create.

Knowledge sharing

THE SOVRAN GROUP keeps our craftspeople informed about current market trends and quality expectations, so they can harness their creativity to craft a range of high-quality products that fit our customer’s needs perfectly. 
This not only allows them to try their hand at new products that delight our customers but also ensure regular, fairly paid work to help them support themselves and their families.

Health and wellbeing

The health and wellbeing of our craftspeople is extremely important to us, so we aim to provide practical support and guidance on health and safety at work so that they can enjoy a good working environment free from the risks of accidents or injury.
We also provide help and support on personal health and hygiene to help our artisans to enjoy a life filled with possibilities for a happy and healthy future, so you can rest assured that every product purchased from THE SOVRAN GROUP helps to enhance and improve the lives of their skilled and highly-respected craftspeople.

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