“We love to listen to our customers and for this reason we would be delighted to hear from you if you would like a bespoke fair trade product made especially for you.”

Ethical Pioneers - Dr Mike Thair and Ms Le Thant Thuy - Indochine Natural, Penang, Malaysia

Ethical Pioneers - Dr Mike Thair and Ms Le Thant Thuy - Indochine Natural, Penang, Malaysia

Ethical Pioneers Malaysia - Indochine Natural and the

Stepping Stone Centre Penang

 

Ms Le Thant Thuy and Dr Mike Thair at Indochine Natural Penang Malaysia with The Little Fair Trade Shop

Ms Le Thant Thuy and Dr Mike Thair of Indochine Natural

 

I was excited to finally meet with fair trade ethical, organic pioneer and research scientist Dr Mike Thair and Marketing Head Ms Le Thant Thuy at their head office Penang, Malaysia during October 2016.

 

Ms Le Thant Thuy, Dr Mike Thair of Indochine Natural, Penang Malaysia with Sabeena Ahmed of the Lilfairtrade Shop October 2016

Ms Le Thant Thuy, me and Dr Mike Thair

 Indochine Natural Soaps handmade and produced by Dr Mike Thair and Ms Le Thant Thuy Penang Malaysia by the Lilfairtrade Shop

Indochine Natural No Fragrance and Honey Soaps for sensitive skin like mine.

 

Indochine Natural Dish Wash Soap produced by Dr Mike Thair and Ms Le Thant Thuy Penang Malaysia by The Little Fair Trade Shop

Dish wash paste made from recycled cooking oil collected from Halal restaurants in Penang.

 

Leaflet about the Dish Wash Soap produced from recycled cooking oil - Indochine Natural Dr Mike Thair and Ms Le Thant Thuy Penang Malaysia by the Lilfairtrade Shop

Dish wash paste produced by recycled cooking oil from Halal restaurants in Penang

 

Lovely Indochine Natural hand made fairtrade organic products produced by Dr Mike Thair and Ms Le Thant Thuy Penang Malaysia by the Lilfairtrade Shop

Lovely Indochine Natural organic fairtrade soaps

 

Dr Thair and Ms Le arranged for me to visit the Asia Community Centre and Stepping Stone Penang.

I hope to upload Dr Thair's interview once I've had my surgery.

Video to be uploaded here.

 

 

ASIA COMMUNITY SERVICE -

THE STEPPING STONE CENTRE, PENANG, MALAYSIA

 The Asia Community Service Stepping Stone Centre Penang Malaysia visit by The Little Fair Trade Shop October 2016

The Stepping Stone Centre Penang Malaysia

 

Many thanks to Hasra Othman (Manager), Shogu artist in residence from Osaka Japan and the other volunteers who took valuable time out of their schedules to show us the centre and its facilities.

 

Hasra Othman and Sabeena Ahmed at the Stepping Stone Centre Penang Malaysia visited October 2016

Hasra Othman and me!

 

Shogu artist in residence at the Stepping Stone Centre Penang Malaysia visited by the Little Fair trade Shop October 2016

Shogu artist in residence from Osaka Japan

 

Most of all I would like to thank all the wonderful members for welcoming us and making us feel apart of their family.

 

Artists at the Stepping Stone Centre sign Penang Malaysia visited by the Little Fair Trade Shop October 2016

 

Artisans Gallery at the Stepping Stone Centre Penang Malaysia visited by The Little Fair Trade Shop October 2016

The amazingly talented artists at the Stepping Stone Centre

 

I feel overwhelmed with emotion and love after meeting all the talented members.

 

Further Reading and Links

Indochine Natural





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