Sasa Designs by the Deaf

In Kenya, with an estimated unemployment rate of 85% nationwide, few deaf have ever had the opportunity to support themselves. Deafness in Kenya carries a grave stigma that leads to deaf individuals being ostracized and in worst of cases, abused. Upon joining Sasa Designs, a deaf women becomes an artisan, carefully cultivating a skill through…

Sauyunan Handicrafts

Sauyunan means “working together for the same purpose” in the Sundanese language. Sauyunan Handicrafts is committed to helping families by providing training, design assistance, marketing and life skills development.  They are creating exquisite ornaments and accessories made with hundreds of glass beads carefully sewn together by these Sudanese artisans in West Java, Indonesia. Your purchase helps…