A textile shop owner in a village in the north-western district of Lothal says he has sold thousands of his clothes and other items to customers in the past few years.
Dorothy Lee, 70, was in the process of selling her clothes to customers at the shop in the town of Mopunga when she noticed the trend of buyers buying from overseas.
“I was shocked, but also delighted,” Ms Lee said.
It is our way of living’Mr Lee said the trend was being fuelled by the global economy and the changing tastes of consumers.””
We are selling it here because it is a special part of our culture.”‘
It is our way of living’Mr Lee said the trend was being fuelled by the global economy and the changing tastes of consumers.
“It is my way of life, our way to survive and our way for our children to grow up,” he said.
Ms Lee, who runs the Lothal textile shop with her husband, who is also in the business, said they were not trying to get rich, but to be able to provide a better quality of life for their children.
“My husband is working as a labourer, so we are still struggling to get by.”
Our children are not even able to eat properly.