This bag measures H : 30 cm W: 25 cm D: 9 cm
The bags are available in various quantities.
The newspapers are either in Indian language or English. They are made from recycled newspapers, this is why sometimes your bag will have a completed crossword!
The organization was started in 2004 by ‘grown up’ street children.This motivated group decided to make newspaper bags in order to provide anincome for themselves and to offer food, shelter and education to streetchildren in need. The adults in the group and surrounding village makenewspaper bags. These can be used as carrier bags or gift bags from recyclednewspapers. In the beginning they collected old newspapers from housesusing a bicycle. Now, due to the order volumes they are supplied with theunsold papers from various newspaper companies in Delhi.New Overseas Traders has supported this group since 2004 and their ordersprovide 85% of the year round income for the group. By taking a small marginon the price for the bags, they have been able to build up a good following forthe bags, to ensure regular orders for the group. Last year the companyordered more than 500 000 bags.To date the group has helped over 50 street children, through counselling,education, food and shelter. Sometimes they have helped the children toreturn home, others have been looked after until they are adults who are ableto support themselves. The group also creates employment for 60 families inthe surrounding village, who help make the bags. They hope to continue theirwork to help more children. They have bought some land and hope to save upto build a larger home and work unit there.
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