Since 1992, Avatar Imports has partnered with a Fair Trade clothing factory in Katmandu, Nepal to produce high quality clothing that is made responsibly. Katmandu had recently experienced political unrest as well as outbreaks of violence; the instability in the community makes the opportunities provided by Avatar vital to the people who work there. Avatar strives to provide a clean and safe working environment as well as a living wage that is above the national average. Avatar also give loans without interest to long term employees and they provide all artisans with health care coverage. Avatar is also eco conscious using natural fibers, local materials, and recycled materials when possible.