People before profit

loading Hand-woven scarves from Cambodia.

A business that gives craftsmen a fair profit by selling their goods to luxury markets sounds almost impossible, but Earth Heir is taking a shot at it.

Is it possible to turn a profit while running a business focused on people? To marry profit and passion? Can you truly have it all? Sasibai Kimis thinks it is possible, or at least she has faith enough in the idea to jump right into it.

Kimis is the founder of Earth Heir, a small organisation selling luxury accessories made by marginalised communities for prices commensurate to their work. The business model is simple: she buys luxury items handmade by craftsmen at a fair price and sells them to the wealthy, all the while keeping her costs low.


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