This bag brings new life to upcycled Guatemalan textiles and new opportunities to women artisans. Featuring a front panel of recycled huipil textile, a zipper closure, and an interior pocket for storing all of your smaller belongings.
- Cotton & leather
- Zipper closure
- Interior zipper pocket
- Adjustable strap: 48" - 54" L (122 x 137 cm)
- 8" H x 10.5" W (20.3 x 26.6 cm)
- Handmade in & fairly traded from Guatemala
Due to the handmade nature of this product, exact patterns will vary.
Made by: Manos Preciosas
Manos Preciosas of Guatemala works with Mayan artisans to create beautiful heritage crafts with modern design in the Guatemalan highlands. Precious Hands is proud to train, design, and produce handmade high quality products from Guatemala to all over the world. Precious Hands commits part of its profits to their micro loan program, which provides long-lasting and sustainable assistance to individuals in the communities where their artisans live and work. Through the program, individuals can earn fair wages, grow their businesses, and prosper, thus improving their lives and the lives of their children.
Since 1990 the founders of Manos Preciosas have been lending a helping hand in the form of medical missions, donations of medical and educational supplies and equipment, and educational scholarships and microloans in Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Uruguay and Argentina. One of the main reasons for creating Manos Preciosas was to provide Guatemalan people the opportunity to make an honest living, to better their lives and the lives of their children. Since its inception, Manos Preciosas has provided assistance in many different ways that have immediate and tangible impact.