Tote Bags from Haiti: Woven Straps

by: 2nd Story Goods

Category: Bags, Totes


Up-Cycled Market Tote

Take this fun, colorful bag with you to the market! It's great for toting around whatever you need—from yarn to books to groceries! Support local artisans in impoverished communities. Pick up your strap tote bag today. 


The Story Behind the Product

Trade School Haiti is located in one of the most impoverished communities in the world: Gonaives, Haiti. A local non-profit, 2nd Story Goods, founded this effort to lift people out of poverty through entrepreneurship and job creation. Philipe, pictured below, is one of the artisans involved in this program. He leads a sewing group of other locals, to create products like this one. Support Philipe. Purchase fair trade.



Product Details

Dimensions and Qualities
  • Made from colorful up-cycled straps, originally plastic from shipping containers
  • 18" x 17" x 7" with 4" drop  
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.

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






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