Trivets from Haiti: Braided Cotton

by: 2nd Story Goods

Category: Household, Trivets

Naturally Beautiful

Just like the women who make these trivets, the fibers themselves are naturally beautiful and made from locally sourced cotton. Many years of effort has gone into perfecting the weaving process. What started as a plea from a group of Haitian mothers to provide for their families, has now become a thriving process and a way towards hope. Support their efforts. Purchase your fair trade cotton rug today.

The Story Behind This Product

Kathy Brooks, Co-founder of 2nd Story Goods, a non-profit dedicated to creating beautiful change in Haiti, was sitting in her driveway one day when a group of Haitian mothers came up. They gently cornered her and asked her to buy their hand-made rugs. Seeing the desperation in their eyes to provide for their families, Kathy decided to invest in their work. These braided rugs are the result of a partnership of love and respect between women of two cultures with the same goal: to provide a better future for themselves and their children. Support these fair trade artisans. Pick up your woven rug today. 

Product Details

Dimensions and Qualities
  • Dimensions: 12" diameter or 7" diameter
  • Made from recycled cotton fabric strips
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

Hand woven and tied.

Ready for indoor or outdoor use.

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

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

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