Samatoa manufactures innovative and ecological fabrics from vegetal wastes to support Cambodia’s most vulnerable women. No source of polluting energy and chemical or toxic substitutes were used during the manufacturing process of the fabrics.
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- Lotus stems
- Kapok plant – naturally produces natural cellulosic fibers
- Raw materials discarded after a banana harvest
- Vegan and organic fibers
- Silk fibers – fibroin from cocoons produced by insects
- Vegetable oil wastes and starch
Eco Benefits of the Materials
- The fabrics are made from vegetal wastes – lotus stems
- The fabrics are made without a source of polluting energy, and no chemical or toxic substitute.
- The fabrics are spun and woven by hand.
The company supports the livelihood of the most vulnerable women in rural area Cambodia
Saamatoa boasts a rich history of 10 years of experience in the research and development of eco-friendly fabric. They have a team of 30 people consisting of multicultural, committed, and dynamic spinners, weavers, seamstresses, and designers.
For Samatoa, respect for the environment is fundamental. That’s why they only work with fibers that are 100% natural, ecological, and respectful of their client’s health. They supported the creation of the first eco-textile mill in Cambodia in order to be able to create their unique collection of natural fibers.
“To be the most innovative and socially responsible producer of sustainable textiles.”