Update on Yabal Communities During Pandemic

Yabal food donations in Guatemala

Guatemala now has over 7,500 cases of coronavirus. There are multiple reports of inadequate hospital staff, food, medicine, and beds in centers attending patients with Covid-19. Promised government economic help and food aid has managed to reach very few of the most desperate in the country. And the virus continues to increase daily, troubling given

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Yabal Featured on Sustainably Chic Blog!

Yabal ethical home decor

We’re excited to share with you the lovely feature on Yabal’s Birds Wall-hanging and Birds Pillows in this week’s Sustainably Chic blog. Sustainably Chic is an online destination for sustainable fashion, green beauty & eco lifestyle. It’s a place where fashion can exist responsibly, so we can enjoy the art and love behind the things

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Stretching Feels Good

We had the pleasure recently to welcome doctor Kate Colwell to our women’s cooperative meeting in Pactuama, Santa Catarina Ixtahuacan. Kate specializes in helping artisans with healthy body dynamics, posture, self-care, and injury prevention. It was an important workshop to have with our group of 40 weavers and a great first introduction to the idea

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Who is Yabal Guatemala?

yabal guatemala ngo

While many know Yabal as an ethical fashion brand, what they do not know is that we partner with the Guatemalan non-profit, Yabal Guatemala to realize social programs in rural artisan communities. 80% of the Board of Directors is made up of women leaders from our artisan communities. Yabal Guatemala promotes the empowerment of indigenous

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