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Building the business capacity and entrepreneurial skills of artisan enterprises in rural communities.

In Sync with Mother Earth

In Sync with Mother Earth

July 12, 2019

Community-based NGO Avani integrates local skills, resources and the participation of community members to create beautiful textiles.

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The Art of Turning Mud into Beauty

The Art of Turning Mud into Beauty

July 12, 2019

1050° is the temperature at which tradition and modernity merge to turn mud into beauty.

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The Beginner's Guide to Sustainable Fabrics

THE BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO SUSTAINABLE FABRICS

December 18, 2018

Fabric makes up most of what we wear and it is one of the basic components in determining how sustainable a piece of clothing is. Choosing sustainable fabrics is not only lighter on the environment, but also on your wallet.

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Surviving a Salt Lake

Surviving a Salt Lake

September 25, 2018

The villages located around the Sambhar salt lake in the state of Rajasthan in India are impacted by drought and salt. Supported by theFoundation for Rural Recovery and Development, a village-based initiative to capture rainwater ...

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Petén Rising: The Story of Itza Wood

Petén Rising: The Story of Itza Wood

September 25, 2018

From the heart of the Guatemalan jungle, Itza Wood hand crafts quality furnishings and wooden wares. 

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Meet the Social Enterprise Transforming One Guatemalan Community

Meet the Social Enterprise Transforming One Guatemalan Community

September 25, 2018

Around 1.6 billion people depend on forests for their livelihoods, yet 45 million acres of forest are destroyed every year — the equivalent of 50 soccer fields per minute.

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