Messenger Bags from Haiti: Plush Leather

by: 2nd Story Goods

Category: Bags

Suave Impressions

If you think 'fair trade' means 'poor quality', and that fine craftsmanship doesn't come from poor communities, think again. We'd like to introduce you to the first ever fair trade, hand-crafted, genuine goat leather messenger bag from Jubilee, Haiti. From the poorest of poor, great beauty has come. Order yours today.   

The Story Behind the Product

Benson has a leather studio in Jubilee village, Haiti, where he trains his fellow community artisans on the art of leather work. In this impoverished village, where work is often undependable and low paying, Benson's studio is a grace to the community.

Through his partnership with 2nd Story Goods, a local non-profit in Gonaives, Benson employs several people to make these bagsas well as journals, belts and the other leather pieces you find in our store. 

Product Details

Dimensions and Qualities
  • Made from 100% real, locally-sourced goat leather
  • Features laptop pocket and compartmentalized interior
  • Exterior cell phone pocket
Origins and Guarantee
  • Made in Haiti
  • Created by artisans via 2nd Story Goods
  • Ships from the U.S.
  • 100% money back guarantee, for up to 90 days

Fair Trade Product Features

Creates jobs in Haiti, for people from extreme poverty situations.

Supports sustainable incomes and developing world artisanship

Part of the Jesus' Economy shopping model, benefiting developing world communities.

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