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Hacky Sacks - Crocheted and Handmade in Guatemala Measures: 2-1/4 in diameter
Hacky Sacks - Crocheted and Handmade in Guatemala
Measures: 2-1/4 in diameter

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De Colores Artisan Story
Guatemala

Chichicastenango, Guatemala, has become one of the most important heritage centers in Guatemala during the past 10 years, due to its predominant indigenous Maya Quiche population and their traditional textile products. Yet, despite increased tourism and a renewed interest in traditional Mayan crafts, work opportunities remain few for the indigenous population, many of whom are uneducated and otherwise unemployable.

De Colores Artisan - Sewing a SmileEnter De Colores Art, a local business that levels the playing field for villagers by offering free training to anyone who demonstrates the initiative to learn a trade. The company employs 30 women and 18 men to knit and embroider textile products, with the option of working at home using materials provided by the company. De Colores recognizes the culture of its Mayan employees, and as such allows flexible hours and gives time off for sowing and harvest days.


Hacky Sacks
from Guatemala

Hacky Sack - Assorted
   Funds 1 meals

Qty.
 

You'll get a kick out of our handmade hacky sacks, which have been handmade by the men and women at De Colores art. Besides making a fun picnic or beach time activity, they double as stressballs and make a great gift for jugglers.

  • Measures 2-1/4" diameter
  • Assorted colors and designs

Due to their handmade nature, no two hacky sacks are exactly the same. Crocheted and Handmade in Guatemala. Fair Trade imported.

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