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ARTISAN STORIES

We've worked with 1000s of artisans from over 40 countries. Here are some of the stories.
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Otto. Guatemala City. Guatemala.
“One day, while robbing a bus with his gang, Otto encountered a young girl”
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Juan & Juana. Oaxaca City. Mexico.
“When Juana asked her parents permission to date him, they furiously sent her away”
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Adolfo. Mexico.
“Adolfo started watching his father make palm products when he was 12 years old.”
Fatima. Morocco.
“Fatima does not know her exact age, but she knows intimately the 20-hour process of harvesting the argan fruits, then roasting and pressing their kernels for the rich, nutty oil..”
Patrick. Malawi.
“Patrick contracted polio at age three. He soon lost the use of his legs”
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Kahona. Zambia.
“Having adopted two orphan boys into their family, he and his wife also plan to build an orphanage on the small plot of land they’ve recently purchased.”
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Chea. Phnom Penh. Cambodia.
“Ridiculed by her classmates for her inability to hear or speak, Chea left primary school after just a few months, and was 18 before she learned to read, write, and speak sign language.”
Zana. Malaysia.
“On top of her day job, Zana sews with Batik after hours to make all the ends meet, and to give her children the chance to go beyond their circumstances.”