Equality through enterprise

Accessories with a story.

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Nu 女 (n) \ˈnü, ˈnyü\ = Woman; female (Mandarin Chinese: third tone)

Market (n) \ˈmär-kət\ = A meeting of people for the purpose of trade

who we are

Nu Market is a social enterprise committed to expanding women artisans' access to markets through e-commerce and retail partnerships.

Limited livelihoods

Women in rural China who create beautiful handicrafts often have few job opportunities beyond agriculture.

preserving tradition

With few economic incentives, handicraft traditions are at risk of disappearing. We want to change that.

Our mission

Nu Market supports women artisans by opening economic opportunities and reinvesting in their communities.

best of all worlds

Our accessories include unique and previously unavailable handmade textiles that support women artisans.

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partner communities

We work with three women artisan communities in southwest China known for their intricate embroidery, hand-weaving and indigo batik.

Training for the future

We reinvest our profits into training initiatives in partner communities.