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Dining/Kitchen > Hot Pads & Coasters > Round Coffee-filled Trivets

Round Trivets - available in Cinnamon and Clove scent & coffee scent  Crafted by Artisans in Guatemala  Measures about 1” high x 4-1/4” diameter
Round Trivets - available in Cinnamon and Clove scent & coffee scent
Crafted by Artisans in Guatemala
Measures about 1” high x 4-1/4” diameter

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Round Blue Trivet
Handmade in Guatemala
Round Trivets - available in Cinnamon and Clove scent & coffee scent
Crafted by Artisans in Guatemala
Measures about 1” high x 4-1/4” diameter
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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.


Coffee-filled Trivets
from Guatemala

Earth Tone
Coffee-filled Trivet
   Funds 6 meals

Qty.
 

Purple & Black Tones
Coffee-filled Trivet
   Funds 6 meals

Qty.
 

Rainbow Tones
Coffee-filled Trivet
   Funds 6 meals

Qty.
 

Blue Tones
Coffee-filled Trivet
   Funds 6 meals

Qty.
 

Enjoy the smell of coffee when placing a hot cup on this aromatic trivet. Covered with traditional, hand-woven Guatemalan fabric, this trivet is filled with coffee beans and will protect your surfaces from hot dishes, teapots or carafes.

These functional and aromatic trivets are made 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 1” high x 4-1/4” diameter

Handmade in Guatemala and fair trade imported.

Compassionate Trade Eco-Positive Supporting Children
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