Today’s featured country and product: Scovia Bracelet set from Uganda. Named after one of our artisans in Uganda, Scovia is a mother of five and has been creating bracelets for five years. We love seeing women like Scovia being empowered to provide for her family through sustainable business. In Uganda, many women struggle with the… Continue reading Give HOPE | Day Four
Even though we're doing good, there's still a need. You can view the full story, here: This is Soimene. I had the privilege of rolling cereal box beads with her yesterday. I asked her to tell me about her family. She has 3 kids that go to school because of her work at Papillon and… Continue reading More Work, Please.
Did you know that today is World Elephant Day? You can support elephants and our artisans at the same time! Our artisans in Thailand support an elephant sanctuary. 🐘 (That elephant journal is brand new from our Indian artisans.) Purchases made from this link will help send my friend's foster daughter to Washington DC for… Continue reading Save the Elephants
See something you can't live without?! Get it TODAY - because once it's gone, it's g-o-n-e!!! SHOP | HOST | JOIN Why we discontinue/retire items: In order to make room for exciting new products, we must always consider several factors in determining which current products to stop carrying. We must factor in the workload of… Continue reading Retiring Products
Recently, our governor announced a mind-boggling, earth-shattering, 4/10ths a percent raise for teachers. While my initial reaction mirrored that of my fellow teachers and friends, my shock-awe-horror-disgust-frustration with the governor's "gift of thanks", quickly became overshadowed by guilt...for lack of better word. Why? Because I had *just* listened to one of the Trades of Hope… Continue reading A Penny for Your Thoughts
REAL TALK MOMENT I just had to share what's on my heart. We have one job while we're here on this planet - to leave it better than the way we found it. However that may be. For me, that means being a world changer and proponent for HOPE. To support women around the world… Continue reading Be HOPE