by: 2nd Story Goods
Sport your dog tag bracelet with pride because with your purchase, you are supporting a community of artisans in Haiti. The pendant is made from recycled, hand-hammered aluminum with the words "Hope", "Courage", or "Loved" embossed on them. This purchase supports a cooperative of artisans in Haiti, and the betterment of other developing world communities. Pick up your's today.
In the village of Jubilee, on the outskirts of Gonaives, Haiti, the co-founder of 2nd Story Goods—a Gonaives based non-profit—met Joseu, who was making aluminum pots out of forms laid into the dusty ground. Into the side of each pot he inscribed the words "I love Jesus," proclaiming the courage Jesus gives him. Taking his story to heart, 2nd Story Goods asked him to create aluminum products that could be sold on the global market. He readily accepted, and thus, the cuff bracelet was born. Joseu [pictured below with his wife, Emanuella] and his team also hammered the aluminum for the Aluminum Teardrop Earrings. Today, Joseu has a job in a country with 40% unemployment rate (World Bank, 2010).
Supports awareness for Haiti.
Made from recycled material.
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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