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Apparel > Other Apparel Items > Cotton Barrettes w/ Two Flowers

Cotton Berets with Two Flowers  Crafted by Artisans in Guatemala  Measure 3” high x 1-1/2” wide, with 1-1/2” clip
Cotton Berets with Two Flowers
Crafted by Artisans in Guatemala
Measure 3” high x 1-1/2” wide, with 1-1/2” clip

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Blue Cotton Beret with Two Flowers
Crafted by Artisans in Guatemala
Measures 3” high x 1-1/2” wide, with 1-1/2” clip
Green Cotton Beret with Two Flowers
Crafted by Artisans in Guatemala
Measures 3” high x 1-1/2” wide, with 1-1/2” clip
Pink Cotton Beret with Two Flowers
Crafted by Artisans in Guatemala
Measures 3” high x 1-1/2” wide, with 1-1/2” clip

Red Cotton Beret with Two Flowers
Crafted by Artisans in Guatemala
Measures 3” high x 1-1/2” wide, with 1-1/2” clip
Open Cotton Beret with Two Flowers
Crafted by Artisans in Guatemala
Measures 3” high x 1-1/2” wide, with 1-1/2” clip
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UPAVIM Artisan Story
Guatemala

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UPAVIM Crafts is a cooperative of women who live in marginalized communities on the outskirts of Guatemala City. The women in the organization are mothers, homemakers, widows and some have been abandoned by their families. Many of them are the sole bread winners for their families. Unidas Para Vivir Mejor(United for A Better Life, or UPAVIM) was established in 1989 to create jobs for these women and to establish facilities of health-care, education and other social issues to benefit the community they lived in. Over the years, UPAVIM has grown from a small community health project to about a 80 member business cooperative. The organization employs teachers, seamstresses, nurses, administrators, cooks, cleaners and secretaries each of whom is paid a fair wage and is linked to UPAVIM ‘s fair trade business.

Amongst some of the achievements, In 2002 the cooperative was awarded the best Non-traditional Textile Exporter award by AGEXPRONT, a national trade organization, also UPAVIM’s Montessori school was recognized by the Guatemalan government.


Cotton Barrettes w/ Two Flowers
from Guatemala

Blue - Cotton Barrettes w/ Two Flowers
   Funds 3 meals

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Green - Cotton Barrettes w/ Two Flowers
   Funds 3 meals

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Pink - Cotton Barrettes w/ Two Flowers
   Funds 3 meals

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Red - Cotton Barrettes w/ Two Flowers
   Funds 3 meals

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Add some fair trade style to your hairdo with these pretty flower barrette clips. Made from hand-woven Guatemalan fabrics, these pretty hair accessories are handmade by women artisans from the UPAVIM cooperative on the outskirts of Guatemala City. UPAVIM, which stands for United for a Better Life, is an 80 member artisan enterprise helping women through social and economic empowerment. In addition to training women in creating various handmade textiles, UPAVIM has established a school, a pharmacy and a bakery within their cooperative.

  • Measure 3” high x 1-1/2” wide, with 1-1/2” clip

Handmade in Gutemala and fair trade imported.

Compassionate Trade Eco-Positive Supporting Children
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