We've been slower in posting lately because we've had our hands full planning our upcoming trip to Kenya & Tanzania! We'll be gone a number of weeks meeting with our current artisans as well as new craft groups making gorgeous products throughout Kenya.
Many of us want to be altruistic, to make a positive impact on the world. We consider ourselves to be global citizens, but don’t necessarily feel a calling to move to a conflict zone or a rural village in a developing country to work firsthand on these issues. So how do we ensure that from a distance we are supporting global causes that are meaningful and effective? We’re bombarded everyday with information about wars, conflicts, global warming, poverty, disease, etc. It is overwhelming and can ultimately causes us to become paralyzed. Instead of contributing to these causes, we can become...
Love, love love the following blog post from the Style Wise Blog I came across the other day. Couldn't wait to share it with you all to hear your thoughts. How else do you think the ethical fashion movement is negatively perceived?