The Tanoti Timeline

2012 - Assumed the songket weaving workshop of the former Queen of Malaysia, with 13 artisans.

2014 - First collaboration with UNIMAS to develop the basketry craft of Long Lamai. Coilings, a product from this project, was recipient of the World Craft Council Award of Excellence in Handicraft 2016

2016 - Extended reach with remote communities through collaboration with WWF-Malaysia, undertaking our Penan craft development initiative on 18 Penan villages in the Kubaan Puak area. In 2019, these Kubaan Puak settlements were acknowledged as an Emerging Craft Community For Basketry Craft by the State Government.

2017 - Engaged with further remote villages to develop their crafts potential and access further markets.

2018 - Commenced export of craft products to Europe (Germany) and USA

2019 - Accredited as a Social Enterprise by Ministry of Entrepreneur Development Malaysia, and approved by Ministry of Finance Malaysia.

2022 - To date, Tanoti works with 505 artisans residing in 25 communities across Sarawak.