Sasibai Kimis is the founder of Earth Heir, a social enterprise that helps artisans in marginalised communities develop sustainable income streams by using their traditional craftmanship to make beautiful bags and accessories. In doing so, Earth Heir is also preserving traditional craftsmanship and techniques in Malaysia and beyond.
The goal of Earth Heir, is to work themselves out of business. If artisans have the skills they need to access markets for their products themselves, they are no longer reliant on intermediaries. That’s the impact Earth Heir is creating. They are almost like an incubator for Malaysian artisans. They are also one of Malaysia’s first B-Corporations and are Fair Trade Certified.
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