#3 Lessons We Learned In 2018

#3 Lessons We Learned In 2018

December 21, 2018

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Why I came back to Malaysia

Why I came back to Malaysia

September 16, 2018

The reasons for why I came back were many and probably need a much longer space for me to express. Here in this post, I hope to weave a summary of some of the key reasons why I returned #sayangiMalaysia.

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4 Practical Acts to Support Refugees

4 Practical Acts to Support Refugees

June 20, 2018

June 20th, World Refugee Day.  Here are 4 practical ways you can show support to the refugees in your communities this World Refugee Day.

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Working with Refugee Artisans

Working with Refugee Artisans

May 04, 2018

To someone looking from the outside, it may be just that – a beautiful collection of jewellery.  To us, it represents far more.  It represents unwavering dedication, trust in one another, tears of frustration shed, and ultimately, sweet success.

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Hard Lessons Learned From Making 516 Artisanal Baskets Locally

Hard Lessons Learned From Making 516 Artisanal Baskets Locally

March 03, 2018

Recently, Earth Heir made 516 pieces of handwoven rattan baskets for a Chinese New Year hamper project, and I must say that we underestimated the complexity of handmade rattan bags, in large quantities. 

Here are some of the lessons learned from this project. 

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Behind the Scenes: The Warmth of Working with Artisans

Behind the Scenes: The Warmth of Working with Artisans

February 02, 2017

His fingers nimbly braided the thin rattan and twisted it to his own desire. He checked it with the basket, saw it needed more adjusting, and continued working. All this while holding a conversation and a television set playing in the background.

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