Marcelline with the Robertsport Clutch $28 Marcelline’s Story Meet the woman behind the Robertsport Clutch and Monrovia Wristlet “I come from Rwanda and I am a mother of one daughter. I have lived in Kenya 18 years as a refugee. Because of the events I have seen in Rwanda, I will never go back. When I … More Meet Marcelline
We came across this article regarding proposed solutions to sweatshops in The Guardian and reposted it here. What do you think? An international minimum wage, whether based on a percentage of the median country wage or on a rate set by international committees, could be destructive to emerging economies (A way to start healing the huge wound … More Can Fair Trade Tackle Sweatshops?
Christianity Today recently posted an article in response to the tragic garment factory collapse in Bangladesh. We liked it so much we thought we’d repost it here. Please share your thoughts below! CRAFTIVIST COLLECTIVE / FLICKR Ignoring Worker Injustice Won’t Make It Go Away APR 30, 2013 Taking the source of our shopping seriously. Wendy McMahan, guest writer … More “My Seamstress Died Last Week”
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I have a treat for y’all! Not only do you get to see pictures of this cutie in this post: BUT I have another giveaway! 🙂 I’m going to tell y’all a little bit about Amani ya Juu (“Peace from Above”). I got an email from their US…
This was originally posted on Women & Africa, a positive platform for women & Africa. Amani Liberia is a sewing and business-training project for women in Liberia. The project serves a two-fold purpose. The Pocket Dress First, Amani gives women the opportunity to improve skills such as purchasing, bookkeeping, quality control, management and … More African Fashion by Amani ya Juu