Current projects - Traid

Current projects

Every time someone donates clothes to Traid, we stop items from going to landfill or incineration whilst also raising funds supporting global projects improving the fashion industry – from fields to factories to schools. Take a look at our current projects we've committed to fund.

Preventing child labour in textile worker communities

Funding: £60,000
Year / duration: 2024/ 1 Year
Partner: GoodWeave
In 2024, Traid has committed £60,000 to fund a brand new project in India and Nepal in partnership with the incredible NGO GoodWeave. This project will work to prevent child labour in the rug, textiles, and garment sector by supporting at-risk children and child labourers into education for a brighter future. In many textile communities in India and Nepal, serious…
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Supporting children out of waste picking

Funding: £25,640
Year / duration: 2024/ 1 year
Partner: Grambangla
In 2024, Traid has committed £25,646 to continue funding the good work of Grambangla. This project will provide education scholarships for 60 vulnerable girls to learn sewing and tailoring skills to build a life away from working as waste pickers on landfill sites in Matuail, Dhaka, Bangladesh.  The Matuail landfill site is the hub for rubbish arriving from the city and…
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Expanding Benin’s organic cotton sector

Funding: £336,332
Year / duration: 2024 / 18 months
Partner: OBEPAB and PAN UK
Since 2009, Traid has funded the work of OBEPAB and PAN UK to establish the organic cotton sector in Benin, West Africa. In 2024, we have committed £336,332 of funding to this project to improve incomes, health and soil quality for thousands of organic cotton farmers in Benin by building capacity, strengthening supply chain linkages, and showcasing Benin’s high quality organic…
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