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HONG KONG, Dec. 9, 2015 – The nonprofit Hinrich Foundation will be offering Hong Kong residents a wide range of handicrafts made by disadvantaged Cambodian producers at The 2015 Prestige Christmas Gift Festival, Conrad Hotel, Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty, Hong Kong, on Monday, Dec. 14, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Table B-5a.

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A variety of handcrafted Christmas décor, silk handbags, purse, eco-friendly bombshell jewelry and gift items available at the 2015 Prestige Christmas Gift Festival on Monday, Dec. 14, 2015.

Products including Christmas ornaments , pleated shoulder bags, fishnet handbags, purses, silver and bombshell jewelry, wine bottle holders made of silk and sedge, fabric and silk scarves, iPhone and iPad cases are offered by Hinrich Foundation, a non-governmental organization working on promoting sustainable global trade for developing countries.

Revenue from the fair is for charity to create jobs for deaf and disabled artisans in Cambodia.

“Every product that people buy helps to create jobs for deaf and disabled artisans in Cambodia,” said Alex Boome, Program Director of the Hinrich Foundation. “Every purchase truly makes a difference in people’s lives by helping them help themselves.”

“I felt proud and happy since many customers said that they were our loyalty customers and would like to support our charity bazaar every year. We are together with our customers to make a difference in Cambodian disadvantaged people’s life,” said volunteer, Sam Li who is a Hinrich Global Trade Scholar studying at Hong Kong Baptist University.

About the Hinrich Foundation

The Hinrich Foundation believes sustainable global trade promotes peace. It aims to encourage the private sector and governments to drive innovation and competitiveness in trade-related activities undertaken by individuals, companies, industries and countries by focusing on three program areas:

  • Trade related education & training: We sponsor educational opportunities for individuals who show a commitment to participating in or promoting innovative and competitive global trade. The Hinrich Foundation offers scholarships to students from Myanmar, Cambodia, Vietnam, Lao and China to study in Hong Kong, Thailand, The Philippines and the U.S. We give our scholars internships and on-the-job training in export related companies and organizations in 10 countries.
  • Export trade assistance: We offer practical trade services to promote and coach producers on how to participate in global trade. Through the Export Trade Assistance, the Hinrich Foundation connects exporters in developing Asia with buyers worldwide.
  • International trade policy research: We believe that the health of the global economy and peace between nations depend on countries having productive trade relationships, which requires open, fact-based dialogues. We initiate research, elicit opinions and disseminate information about global trade to encourage objective debate and balanced policy making in support of open, free, transparent and fair global trade.

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