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Dining/Kitchen > Helpful Organizers > Plastic Bag Holders

Assorted Plastic Bag Holders  Crafted by Artisans in Guatemala  Measures 22” long x 7” diameter
Assorted Plastic Bag Holders
Crafted by Artisans in Guatemala
Measures 22” long x 7” diameter

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Blue Plastic Bag Holders
Crafted by Artisans in Guatemala
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Crafted by Artisans in Guatemala
Rainbow Plastic Bag Holders
Crafted by Artisans in Guatemala

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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.


Plastic Bag Holders
from Guatemala

Assorted Plastic Bag Holders
   Funds 7 meals

Qty.
 

These hand-woven and hand-stitched cotton bags are perfect to help you organize your kitchen. Brighten things up by filling them with extra plastic bags and unused garbage bags.

These useful cotton bags 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. 

  • Measures 22” long x 7” diameter

Handmade in Guatemala and fair trade imported.

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