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All One. All Kin.

December 05, 2016

This wonderful video is the result of our trip to India with partner Matr Boomie earlier this year. We think it does a beautiful job of capturing the spirit of the artisans and the kinship we felt with our global family. ALL ONE. ALL KIN. from Matr Boomie on Vimeo.

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The Eye Clinic is a success!

May 18, 2016

On March 11-13 of this year, many jewelry artisans and their families benefited from a free eye clinic in New Delhi. This clinic was sponsored by Latitudes Fair Trade stores with funds raised from our generous customers and administered in partnership with fair trade wholesale partner Matr Boomie's non-profit organization, SETU. These artisans create most of the jewelry pieces for Matr Boomie. The community consists mainly of families who have been practicing this craft for generations. Many artisans are either unaware about the importance of regular health care, or proper eye care is not accessible. As jewelry making requires attention to minute details, regular eye check-ups and proper eye care is essential for maintaining healthy eyes and a sustainable income.  SETU's preparations for the eye...

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