HEED Handicrafts

HEED Bangladesh (Health, Education and Economical Development) is a Christian, Non Governmental and Non-Profit, National Organization, formed in 1974, by several Western Partner Organizations, to support people displaced by ‘Liberation war of Bangladesh’ in 1971.

In 1978, ‘HEED Bangladesh’ was formed as an arm of HEED Bangladesh program to create jobs and support the war victims by giving economical stability. It is a Fair Trade Organization.

Today HEED Handicrafts work with about 11,000 crafts men, across 304 different groups. They create opportunities for a wide spectrum of people including marginalized crafts men and leprosy cured patients.

55 Years old Sree Nakul Chandra Das (in the Picture) was one of the victims of the war, who moved to the city. He worked for a cane furniture factory. The working conditions were bad and the pay was very less. He and his family struggled for several years before they found about HEED Handicrafts.

HEED Handicrafts learned about the skills of this talented crafts man and formed a group of basket weaving under his leadership. Our beautiful leaf baskets come from Nakuls’ craft group.

Stuffed Embroidered Elephants

Set of 2 red (one large, one small), 100% cotton stuffed elephants with hand embroidery detail and small gold color bell.

Size: small 5" H x 6 3/4" tail to trunk...

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Double Weave Storage Basket

Round storage basket with lid and double weave stripe. Made in Bangladesh.

Materials: Hogla Leaf

Size: 38" x 38"

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HBB 108...

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Oval Display Baskets

Set of 2 oval baskets with handles. Sturdy. Top edge is curved and dips down. Made in Bangladesh.

Materials: Hogla Leaf

Size: small 11"W x 7"H x 7"D

large 14 1/2"W x 10"H...

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Double Weave Shelf Basket

Square shaped basket with double weave pattern. Two handles. Sturdy. Made in Bangladesh.

Materials: Hogla Leaf

Size: 11" H x 14 1/2" W x 12" D

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Carry All Basket

Basket with double weave, brick color along top edge. Two handles. Sturdy. Made in Bangladesh.

Materials: Hogla Leaf
Size: 12" H x 12" W x 11 1/2" D

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Hogla Leaf Picnic Basket

Perfect for storage or taking to the farmer's market or on a picnic. Has sturdy handles and stands upright.

Materials: Hogla Leaf

Size: 17" x 10" x 12"

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Mini Date Leaf Nesting Baskets

Set of 3 round baskets in three sizes. Perfect for tabletop storage. Each basket is trimmed in a bright color and they fit into each other for easy storage.

Materials: Date...

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Hogla Leaf Shelf Baskets

Set of 2 rectangular baskets are great for storage.
Materials: Hogla Leaf
Size: 12"x8.5"x8" and 15"x13"x11".

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HBB 102 - Hogla...

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Round Hogla Leaf Storage Baskets

Set of two round nesting baskets are perfect for storage.

Materials: Hogla Leaf

Size: Small: 11" x 11" x 5.5" and Large: 15" x 15" x 7"

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Maze Baskets

Set of 3 dish-shaped baskets made of woven hogla leaf -- a sustainable, renewable plant source.

SIZE: 9.25 diameter; 10.25 diameter; 12.25 diameter


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Rustic Ocean Baskets

Set of 3 round baskets in various sizes with bright blue stripes across the entire basket. Great for home storage and decoration. Made in Bangladesh.

SIZE: 8.5 diameter; 10.25 diameter; 12.25...

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Storage Hamper

Large, storage basket double handles and lid with handle. Black-striped texture surrounds entire basket and handle. Durable and large enough to use as clothing hamper or home storage.

SIZE: 20 inches...

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Wave Basket

Sturdy semi-round basket with burnt red and brown stripes across basket. Great for picnics or home storage. Long, easy to grab handles. Made in Bangladesh.

SIZE: opening: 17x12.75 inches; height:11.5 inches


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Jute Safari Animals

Exotic safari animals make a great accent piece to any home. Made from sustainable jute material, these animals can be repositioned easily and create a vibrant display.


Giraffe: 12.5” from head...

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Chindi Blend Basket – Large

Handcrafted with colorful braided chindi fabrics and jute, this delightful basket is ideal for adventures at the market, park, beach and beyond. Sturdy handles span the length of the basket....

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