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Lizzet gourd artist

In the rural villages around Lake Titicaca, knitting is a major way of life--especially for women and children. So, despite learning this skill later than most other girls, Edith Cruz became a knitting leader through perseverance and hard work. Thanks to these skills, Edith was able to go to college to earn not one, but two degrees. Read more about how fair trade helped empower her!

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Posted in Knitters Fair Trade Fair trade women By Lucuma Designs
Media player blog

Technology may seem daunting, but let it be your newest ally! Videos are great tools to use in your store to help share artists’ stories. Check out our blog to shed some light and clear up those foggy myths about store videos!

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Posted in Fair Trade Tips for Retailers Videos By Lucuma Designs
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Lucuma Designs had the chance to catch up with Sandy Ramsay, co-founder of Artisans' World Marketplace, located in Sarasota, FL. While there, we got the scoop from Sandy about what it's like to be a fair trade store owner, her experiences, and what it takes to keep fair trade alive.

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Posted in Fair Trade Tips for Retailers By Lucuma Designs
Lizzet gourd artist

Representing a new generation of gourd artists, Lizzet Hurtado continued her family’s art tradition when marrying Rodolfo few years ago, they started their own workshop. As an accomplished artist and business woman, she has experienced her dose of gender discrimination in our male-dominated society. She felt first hand how a woman must work harder than her male counterparts to leave a mark.

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Posted in Gourd Artists Fair Trade Fair trade women By Lucuma Designs

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