Our Fair Trade Commitment -A New Stamp

Dear Clients and Supporters of Yabal,    As a small non-profit organization with 18 years of existence, Yabal Handicrafts has taken the decision to terminate our memberships in the WFTO (World Fair Trade Organization) as well as the FTF (Fair Trade Federation) as of 2023. After looking at the economic climate and the level of

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Revive Collection

Revive Textile Collection

An interview with Director Allison Havens about Yabal’s new Revive Collection Please tell us a bit about this collection?  Yabal REVIVE is a sustainable artisan home accessories collection, featuring ecological textiles handwoven in the highlands of Guatemala. Revive is a collection of color, representing rebirth and hope for a better future. It reminds us to

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Women’s Garden Project in Full Bloom

womens garden guatemala

Yabal is more than a textile business, we are a social enterprise! This means that the WHY of what we do is based on helping our partner communities thrive! This includes providing fair trade jobs to women weavers, educational scholarships to their children, maternity leave for weavers, and most recently, food security projects like this year’s Women’s Garden Program! The idea for the Garden

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Fair Trade Artisan Design in Guatemala

Yabal fair trade company in Guatemala

This month, Dunitz & Company posted a great blog featuring four Fair Trade companies supporting artisans in Guatemala and their design processes with artisans. Yabal is honored to be included in this list along with these other amazing ethical brands and woman leaders! Working with artisans as an ethical company in Guatemala has it’s own

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