Hi friends! We wanted to take a moment and take you behind the scenes in the Dominican Republic. We are 2 Dominicans, 2 Haitians and 1 North American. 3 of us are mamas, 2 of us are students and all of us believe that the future is female
Guatemala is one of our favorite places in the world! We spent several months there last year cultivating relationships with new artisan partners, and came think of Guatemala as a third home. Below is our recommended itinerary for a long weekend around Lake Atitlan, Guatemala, where our jewelry is sourced from.
Friends, Thanks to your support we finished Mama Margarita's floor and bathroom this week! This family will no longer have to live over a dirt floor or have an outdoor latrine as their restroom. Thank you for partnering with us to change this family’s future. Margarita is full of gratitude, as are we!
Today we sit-down with Rachel Manning, another mom who inspires us through her heart for social justice and service to others. Rachel recently traveled to the Dominican Republic with Una Vida and the Madres Collective.
Here at The Madres Collective, we're fortunate to know some pretty incredible women, whether they be customers, collaborators in the Dominican Republic or community allies in Petaluma, CA. As we approach Mother's Day 2017, we'll be interviewing a few of these inspirational mamas, so you can fall in love with them just like we have. First up, Nina Gruener from Petaluma, CA: