The Goodfolks Process Explained
Sri Lanka is home to an abundance of natural resources. Its people are industrious, creative and highly skilled. And as one of the world’s oldest civilisations, its life is inspired and enriched by a thousand influences from east to west. Unfortunately despite the progress of the wider world, large sections of the island’s population have fallen behind. We feel it is a lack of expertise and exposure that is to blame.
Enter Goodfolks. We identify products and ideas with potential from Sri Lanka’s Micro-Small-Medium enterprises and transform them through a Value Addition Process. This may include standardisation, certification, story telling, packaging, re-imagining and so on. The resulting outcome are products the world’s growing Conscious Consumers are searching for. And the value we add helps create wealth for the lowest rungs of our economy. All this whilst being concerned about the impact our work has on our shared planet.
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How we work to raise our collective consciousness through what we do
We have set up what we call the ‘Mandala Model’ in which everyone at the table has an equal voice. Profits, Sustainability, New Ideas, Mindfulness all sit together with equal standing. This prevents us from making decisions that are led purely by profits. This simple change helps us to be aware of how our decisions affect everyone from the farmer right up to you, our conscious consumer. And when we succeed, we hope we will become a case study for other businesses that lead with the perfect congruence of mind, heart and soul.
As Sri Lanka faced multiple challenges, we saw how many of our people struggled to live a decent life. On close inspection we realised that despite access to resources and education, there were opportunities and insights that were simply not available to them. This allowed some groups to profit from these circumstances. Goodfolks was born from a desire to set things right. This is why we consider education, exposure and expertise an integral part of our value addition. This is the change you become a part of when you partner with us.