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Emelyn’s Story of Hope in the Philippines

Emelyn’s Story of Hope in the Philippines

Read Time: 1 min. Searching for Hope When Emelyn was a little girl, her family moved from their village in the Philippines to the city – hoping her father could find a sustainable job with good wages. But the income from his new job wasn’t enough to provide for...
Renaissance of Thought – Trades of Hope

Renaissance of Thought – Trades of Hope

Read Time: 5 min. Renaissance of Thought is the concept for this ethically made collection at Trades of Hope. Unapologetically Feminine At the design level, we have taken a sophisticated and artistic approach to accessories: featuring jewelry mimicking sculptures, a...
Fay’s Story of Hope

Fay’s Story of Hope

Read Time: 1 min Sold to a Brothel by Her Family “I grew up in a poor village in the countryside with my parents and my older brother. When I was in high school, I had to drop out of school to help my family earn money, so I never earned a degree. Instead, I was...
Maya’s Story of Hope

Maya’s Story of Hope

Read Time: 1 min. When Maya arrived at the workshop, she was in bad condition. After her husband had traveled to the Middle East as a laborer, he never sent any money or contacted her again. Maya was left alone to care for their six-year-old child and newborn baby...
This Fair-Trade Story Has a Fairy-Tale Ending!

This Fair-Trade Story Has a Fairy-Tale Ending!

Read Time: 3 min. Once Upon a Time in India Once upon a time in India, two young aspiring designers went to school to pursue their passion for fashion and Artisan traditions. Over the years, they developed a special bond over their mutual desire to use their talents...