Asha’s Story of Hope

Asha’s Story of Hope

Read Time: 1 min. Overcoming a Lack of Education “There are no opportunities in India if you don’t have a good education, and all I have is a skill I learned from my mother. My mother taught me basic weaving and braiding. I shaped up this skill and...
Giving Women in India Voice, Choice, & Dignity

Giving Women in India Voice, Choice, & Dignity

Read Time: 5 min. Surrounded by her fellow Artisans in a small private workshop in India, Mosmeen smiles as she braids the turquoise cotton cording and threads the delicate glass beads of her woven bracelet. As she ties on the finishing tassels, she knows that each...
Weaving a Heritage of Hope in Guatemala

Weaving a Heritage of Hope in Guatemala

Read Time: 5 min. In the shade of a breezy courtyard, Filomena threads her loom with rich tropical-blue threads. She spends the afternoon weaving on her backstrap loom. The skills and patterns she learned from her grandmother transform her bundles of thread into...