Lanka Kade is a fair trade wooden toy company, partnering with 10 independent artisan groups across Sri Lanka. Operating since 1994, Lanka Kade’s toys are designed in the UK and produced using locally sourced materials in Sri Lanka.
Lanka Kade has built long-term partnerships with producer groups, which protects local skills and enables the producers to be independent and sustainable. Practicing fair trade principles, Lanka Kade ensures that, among other things, people are paid fairly, child labour is never used, and working conditions are safe.
The profits from Lanka Kade’s products go into an education foundation, which provides several rural schools which books and daily milk to ensure that all students are better equipped for learning.