Nov 06

Love the Leather!

New products from Mustard Seed! These adorable leather checkbook pouches from Minga Imports are new arrivals at Mustard Seed. They are made out of soft leather, and come in a variety of colors and combinations.

Leather checkbook pouch

Artisans in the Andes Highlands of Ecuador produce the leather pouches. Each leather product is hand crafted out of extra scraps left over from making other, larger products.

Minga Imports artisan, Albita

Albita is an artisan who works with a group that works directly with Minga Imports. Albita was in a car accident, which left her blind. Although she can no longer see, Albita continues to knit and make a living for her three children. Abandoned by her husband, Albita has worked to maintain a sustainable living. Working off of a fair trade artisan wage, Albita has earned enough money to buy the land for her and her children’s dream home.

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