Our Barehands helps craftsmen across the world

Some disadvantaged communities around the world do not receive the same levels of social support that First World countries can provide.

So Ms Germaine Lye, 28, aims to provide a First World network to them instead.

Ms Lye - along with Mr Mitchell Hong, 29, and Miss Chanel Go, 23 - founded lifestyle business Our Barehands, which collaborates with global communities with unique, creative skill sets.

For instance, it worked with an indigenous tribe from Colombia, where the skill of weaving is highly valued.

The collaboration has yielded a line of unique handwoven sling bags, each crafted by hand and taking three weeks to assemble.

The company makes sure discussions are made with the craftsmen to determine a meaningful sharing of revenue, and the items are sold on the company's online store...

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