Salasusu Interview

Embark on a journey into the heart of e-commerce brilliance with Salasusu. In this exclusive interview, discover the secrets behind the brand’s success and gain insight into the dynamic world of online entrepreneurship. Join us for a quick dive into the unparalleled journey that fuels Salasusu’s prominence in the ever-evolving e-commerce landscape.

1. Can you introduce yourself and Salasusu?

My name is Miwako and I am working at Japanese NGO SALASUSU based in Cambodia. SALASUSU is a social enterprise dedicated to improving the lives of young Cambodians through ethical manufacturing and life skills training.
We produce lifestyle brands ” SALASUSU” and souvenir line ” Holiday by SALASUSU” made from local rushes, and sell in Japan, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Cambodia recently.

2. How was Salasusu born? How did you start?

In 2002 , we started to work for Human trafficking issue in Cambodia as Japanese NGO ”Kamonohashi Project”, and create jobs for women to solve this problem. In 2018 ”SALASUSU” was independent from the ”Kamonohashi project”, and has continuously managed the community factory till now.
In 2016 I started the shop seller in Cambodia.

3. What makes Salasusu different? Can you explain your products with details?

”Connect producers and customers and encourage together via SALASUSU ”
All products have stamps of producers who made them. Customers can know who made it and be able to communicate via message or visit the factory.
We use local material ”Rush” to make unique products. (”Rush” is traditionally used for mat in Japan and Cambodia.)

4. What reactions do you get from your clients? Do they love your products?

Yes, our customers love our products! Below is common comment from customers
– Simple design
– Unique ( 1. use ”rush” as point, 2. Producers stamp system )
– Fashionable
– Cute
– Handmade
– High quality
– Be Impressed by our activity



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