Time Travel


Weaving Village Est

September 1, 2013

Weaving Village Est

CWV  was established in a small village in Takeo province of Cambodia. It was Sonas World’s first project in collaboration with Meas family and six women from the village to start a trend of entrepreneurship. SIphen Meas, who was a local teacher took the leadership role to inspire sox women…

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Training

September 1, 2013

Training

A local weaving teacher was hired to train the team of women for traditional weaving techniques. These women had never done weaving before, however, most of the previous generations in this area were known for weaving.

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Shifting Paradigm

January 11, 2014

Shifting Paradigm

The outset target was for everyone to learn and be able to make one scarf per day ( earn $2 per day) was achieved, which was initially perceived impossible by the women.

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Brand Collaborations

April 1, 2014

Brand Collaborations

Building New Belief

July 11, 2014

Building New Belief

Most of the women started to weave about two scarves a day ( earning $4 per day), therefore doubling their income and also reprogramming their belief that they were able to achieve something that they though was impossible.

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Weavers Brand Launched

August 1, 2014

Weavers Brand Launched

Next, it was important to introduce design thinking and training the team to design delightful products that share the story of positivity and empowerment.

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Ambassador Program Launched

September 1, 2014

Ambassador Program Launched

We launched an ambassador program In collaboration with the University of Oxford and Pacific Discovery.

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Natural Dyes Started

November 1, 2014

Natural Dyes Started

New Workshop

April 4, 2016

New Workshop

Wild Cotton Farming

January 1, 2018

Wild Cotton Farming

E Portfolio Launched

April 10, 2020

E Portfolio Launched