Here at BabyChic.ie we are simply obsessed with Lanka Kade! Beautiful looking, high quality toys, that are made to the highest of ethical standards. What's not to love? Read on to find out more about this amazing brand.
To everyone employed by Lanka Kade their work is about more than just toys. It is about giving real opportunities to real people to enable their independence and give them the ability to provide for themselves and their families with pride.
Lanka Kade provides continual orders that in turn provides regular incomes to more than 200 Sri Lankan families! Lanka Kade translates as 'The Sri Lankan Shop'.
In addition to following the internationally accepted 10 Principles of Fair Trade, Lanka Kade has their own fair trade policy.
To everyone employed by Lanka Kade, this fair trade policy is a lot more than a statement of intent. It's about giving real opportunities to real people to enable their independence and give them the ability to provide for themselves and their families with pride.
Lanka Kade's Sri Lankan producers are independent businesses - most began working with Lanka Kade as small family-run cottage industries. They are true artisans, skilled craftspeople in their own right, expanding to offer employment within their local communities.
Lanka Kade supports their development with continuity of orders, a fair price and also:
About how many toys can you honestly say you knew how and where they were produced? At Lanka Kade transparency is paramount. Their products are renowned for offering great educational and play value, drawing upon company Director Diane’s invaluable experience as a school teacher.
All of the wood used to make Lanka Kade products is responsibly sourced. Many of their products, including their flagship Noah’s arks, are made from rubber wood sourced from exhausted plantations that are replanted. All of Lanka Kade's products are PVC free and they strive to avoid excessive packaging.
Lanka Kade's product range is designed to inspire imaginative play. Whether it’s open-ended learning and storytelling through their flagship Noah’s Arks, or problem solving and hand-eye coordination in the shape of their renowned jigsaws, Lanka Kade's products ensure learning is fun!
So now you know a bit more about why we love Lanka Kade so much, & why we are extremely proud to be an Irish stockist of this beautiful brand. If you haven't already, try them out for yourself & see what all of the fuss is about!
Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any queries on any of Lanka Kade's toys & gifts.