Nazaret, Ethiopia 

It’s sometimes easy to get stuck when thinking about how to help people in far-away places when it comes to money. This JD Samson piece has been bouncing around in our heads lately as we’ve been Pride-prepping with her playlist on the ‘phones. 

Apolis, our teammate for this scarf we’ve got going, has one really great process idea: find a way to use money to be a better global citizen. They go out and help to empower communities that are struggling by bringing them jobs and infrastructure. The scarfs in this video, above, were hand-loomed in Nazaret, Ethopia, helping to provide sustainable employment and a fair wage for a growing artisan cooperative of women freed from prostitution in the region. The people you see in the video are businesspeople, competing in a global market and providing something beautiful, well-made, unique. If you’re careful and attentive, you can build good with the dollars you spend.

  1. swisherguts reblogged this from acehotel
  2. perfectedinamerica reblogged this from acehotel
  3. nathanklblair reblogged this from acehotel
  4. justyoungandstupid reblogged this from acehotel
  5. luxehotelier reblogged this from acehotel
  6. acehotel posted this
Powered by Tumblr