Transforming The Marketplace.

Our ultimate aim in business is not the bottom line, but  providing  social, environmental, economic and spiritual uplift to  marginalised people in developing countries.


The Story of the Cha Cup

The story of how something used and discarded can be transformed into something of great beauty and worth. Watch the video below. Freeset has also published a story about the Cha Cup on theirRead more

We have A New Website!

Welcome to our new Marketplacers website! Feel free to have a look around! We’re very excited about our new site and have made some changes and upgrades to improve your shopping experience. Keep anRead more

Freeset gets ‘A+’ in the 2018 Ethical Fashion Guide

Through our Freedom Businesses project, Marketplacers, in conjunction with Banzaid supports the expansion of our Freeset programme in West Bengal. Freeset bags, tee shirts, scarves and other producRead more

About - The Loyal Workshop

The Loyal Workshop was founded to provide an opportunity for freedom. Modern day slavery is a phenomenon that we are not prepared to be apathetic about. We believe that another world is possible; aRead more

About - Love Calcutta Arts

In the heart of what used to be called the City of Joy is a place of  despair. It is a community characterised by poverty and pain, where most have few choices and little hope of change. It houses oRead more

About - LatitudeSix Coffee

Coffee grown in the highlands of Papua New Guinea is considered some of the best around. Latitude Six is coffee for communities. We recognise that whether  having a cup with friends, meeting peopleRead more

About - Basha

Basha’s vision is to continue to grow as  long as there are women in Bangladesh in need of dignified work. Basha  dreams of a day when women are not at risk of exploitation and don't  live inRead more

Custom Bags

We offer a menu of standard bag options to meet a wide variety of needs.  From conferences to fundraisers to corporate gifts there's something for everyone. Get started by choosing one of FreesetRead more

About - Freeset

In 1999 a family from New Zealand moved to Kolkata to work and live  amongst the poor, moving into an apartment in the heart of one of the largest red light areas in the city. They joined severalRead more

I Made This!

A short video showcasing the hand crafted manufacturing process of the Loyal Workshops Leather products. Read more

Human Trafficking and Debt

Below is an article that we came across on the website We encourage you to read it, and ponder what it means for us back here in NZ. How should we react to situations such asRead more
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