- 100% linen with satin stitching
- Filled with rice and sweet lavender
- 8.5" x 3.25" (21.6 x 8.2 cm)
- Handmade in and fairly traded from Haiti
Made by: Haiti Projects
Founded in 1994 by Sarah Hackett, the cooperative currently employs nearly 100 women who earn fair wages creating beautiful items like our cocktail napkins. 100% of the proceeds from their work goes directly back to the artisans, providing them with life-saving income and a brighter future. Haiti Projects is located in the town of Fond des Blancs, a southern peninsula in rural Haiti.
Haiti Projects Women's Cooperative is an organization that helps local women use their embroidery skills to improve their lives. These talented women produce heirloom-quality, handmade apparel and house and home items.
Haiti Projects has also embarked on several important initiatives including a women’s health clinic, a community library and regional learning center with public access to technology, an all girls soccer team and a beekeeping program. Before working, only 17% women could afford to send their children to school. Now 100% of their employees can and do send their children to school. Haiti Projects worker earn, on average, 262% more than the national minimum wage.