M&C Saatchi’s Dare to Innovate: Turning Passion into Action

M&C Saatchi’s Dare to Innovate: Turning Passion into Action

April 16, 2016

Recognizing charities that provide financial handouts is an unsustainable method to improve social conditions, Earth Heir has embraced a business model that is focused on fair trade principles and ethical partnerships.  Their vision is to ensure the craftspersons have a sustainable livelihood that will extend into the years to come.

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Our Hands Weave Legacies

Our Hands Weave Legacies

January 30, 2016

I remember, in our house in Wisconsin, the phulkaari was hung above my parents’ bed. I would often run into the room to jump on the huge bed, sometimes pausing to look up at the colorful cloth against the white wall.   As I grew up, I began to hear about the fascination with the phulkaari, and how unique it was. 

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India Travel Diary

India Travel Diary

December 25, 2014

Bits and Pieces from my trip to India in the early steps of Earth Heir journey.

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The Early Steps in Starting a Social Enterprise: Trip to Cambodia

The Early Steps in Starting a Social Enterprise: Trip to Cambodia

May 15, 2014

My first time in Cambodia was in 2002 with a dear high school friend, Lynn.  We laughed, talked and had easy going days. This trip was the foundation of the enchantment with Cambodia, with all the fine silks, silver and wood. 

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Weaving a Living: How We Work with a Trafficking Survivor

Weaving a Living: How We Work with a Trafficking Survivor

February 14, 2013

I first met T.* in 2012 at a shelter for abused and women rescued from trafficking.   We sat with T. and met all of her family, her daughter, and talked about their family life and circumstances. 

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