Nednapar Unkhum making handmade paper from saa bark

Mrs Renu holidng mulberry bark, used to make saa paper

An artisan creating intricate patterns on an oil burner

Saa paper decorated with local flowers

Y-Development Cooperation Co. Ltd


Thai artisans organised in small associations or family enterprises in and around Chiang Mai, build their financial independence and skills through accessing fair trade markets supported by Y-Development. Developing successful businesses ensure artisans can move to self-reliance, and that rural producers can maintain their livelihoods in their communities, avoiding rural to urban migration