Love buying souvenirs abroad? Gems from Jakarta

More than 1 billion people travel around the globe each year. More often than not, the tourist traffic is headed towards developing countries in the Global South. Souvenir shopping is part of the 'must-dos' of travel. There are only so many generic and mass produced brick bracks for one to choose from. Why not invest your money directly on local products which make a difference to the locals who produce them?