Stories of the Seed: Jaboncillos

Even looking past the integrity of fair trade values, ethical sourcing, and environmental friendliness in artisan products--those of us who purchase them realize a...

How Social Entrepreneurs are born!

This summer I was in New Delhi, India for a short visit. While there I took time to visit Toucan Krafte, a fair trade company...

Artisan Feature: Asneth

This is Asneth, one of the amazing women who weaves our baskets. Asneth lives with her five children in the rural Mwivuza village in...

WCW: Kathy of Botanical Colors Tells Us About Opportunities in Unexpected Places

photo cred: Botanical Colors Kathy of Botanical Colors was one of our amazing sponsors for last weeks Fashion Revolution event at Brand Assembly. In case...

Crab Island Shampoo Company: Shampoo around the World

As a Peace Corps Volunteer from 1992-1995 in the south of Thailand I learned a lot about the cultural implications of shampoo consumption.  I...

Terra Klay On The Air With Jerome McDonnell!

Was invited to talk on Worldview yesterday to catch up after a year, on the progress of Terra Klay. If I look back and reflect on all...

Artisan Update: Our Sewing Students!

Multiple times a week for the year-long extent of their education, local seamstresses would meet with Valencia and Beatriz for class. The funding for...

FedEx Small Business Grant.

Winning the #FedexSmallBusinessGrant has been one of the most unforgettable experience for Terra Klay. Their commitment to small businesses as well as their drive to...

The Search for Lydia & RoHo’s Founding

I first came across our primary sandal supplier, Lydia in Kampala, Uganda after weeks of shopkeepers in the city telling me to look for...

How We Made It: Geo Print

The geo print was made using a traditional technique common in Bagru called "dabu" or mud resist. The technique gives printed areas of the fabric...

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