Currently, there are total 5 workers whom are identified as 6 women and 2 men. The oldest one is 56 years and the youngest is 22 years old. They all are Buddhists. They usually work as supplementary income aside from the daily work. They get paid per piece of work: 1 Baht - 40 Baht.
For work management, Mrs. Jatuporn designs the products and presents it to the Y. Development. When she gets order, she will distribute the work to individual workers’ skill. She then checks every process of production and packing.
Mrs. Jatuporn has been working with Y. Development Cooperation Ltd. and started to make jewellery in the year 1996. Her first design that was ordered about 700 pairs was earrings.
After the first order, she realized that she had a talent in designing jewellery. She then started to design other type of jewellery such as necklace, bracelet and ring. Sometimes she receives suggestion in designing from YC’s designer. Mrs. Jatuporn is a craftsmanship lover, when she started to work on jewellery when she got married in order to be supplementary income for her family. Y. Development Cooperation Co., Ltd. has been supporting and given her an opportunity in presenting her work to customer. Moreover, Y. Development Cooperation Co., Ltd. provided the assistance on marketing and also training on product development.
The members of a group are people who are interested in having the supplementary income. Mrs. Jatuporn trains the members at the beginning. Their main occupation is selling government lottery, which is sold twice a month. The work then will be made on their free time. The member receives the payment approximately 300 Baht/day or 4,000 Baht/month.
Currently, her daughter (Miss Jiratchaya ), who graduated in design, has helped design jewelry. The contest was accepted by the Institute of Gem and Design Institute in Thailand.
Product: Little Doll in a bottle
Producer group: Kamsaenkong
Details of member: The head of the group names Mrs. Pradthana Hanmaetee. She used to work at Bangkok. When the economic crisis in year 1987 occurred, she came back to her hometown to help her brother in ceramic business in Lampang province. In the meantime, she started to work on the miniatures clay doll such as animals and variety of cartoon figures on her own. She had a chance to sell her work at Jatujak market in Bangkok and it got many customers’ eyes and turned out to be successful. In year 1997, she started to mould fruit and vegetables that looked virtual reality beside a miniature doll. Unfortunately, when government announced the raising rate of minimum wage as 300 Baht in year 2015, it was very much affected her. She then had to reduce the number of the member. Now the group has totally 13 women members. All of them are Buddhists. They normally work 6 days a week during 8:30 – 17:30 hrs. The members get paid by daily wage including receiving bonus, insurance and taking for a trip once a year.
The members also receive the chance to work at home if they are inconvenient in coming to the workshop. Mrs. Pradthana always keeps record of the members and she is the one who check the quality of the product when it is completed.