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Help us to employ, empower and elevate the women in Northern Africa.
Help us to employ, empower and elevate the women in Northern Africa.
33 backers pledged $2,911 to help bring this project to life.

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Introducing the Giving Bag Movement, a global tribe committed to employing, empowering and elevating women in North Eastern Africa.  

Sisters by birth, business partners by choice. Together we are building Gravity & Grace, a socially conscious brand that helps to support artisans creating beautifully handcrafted products in developing countries. Together we can change the way we combat poverty. These craftswomen lack the ability to connect with a global audience that will pay a fair market price for their goods. This is where the Gravity & Grace tribe steps in, providing each artisan with the opportunity to access a secure financial institution, learn how to purposefully invest in themselves and their business, gain financial sustainability for their families, and ultimately improve their own local economy. 

We will be traveling to Kenya this April to continue building our working relationships along side these incredible women. We want to deepen our bonds so that we can better share their stories. This opportunity grants us the ability to hand select our growing product range. 

Join us in the Giving Bag Movement. Welcome to the tribe, we are so grateful you are here.

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Risks and challenges

No matter how well we plan and prepare, we recognize that starting a business with a global audience is going to be a gamble.There is a direct relationship between risk and reward: the greater the potential upside, the greater the risks involved. Everyone jokes that all entrepreneurs say they’re going to change the world. If we are able to build something successful, it will be a triumphant feeling. We have a vision which we hope will gather momentum with the generosity and grace of our friends and family. Ultimately we aim to be able to celebrate and say “We did this together.”

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    Thank You!

    Every contribution helps bring us closer to our goal of supporting local artisans in developing countries. Welcome to the Tribe.

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    Level 1

    Support at this level includes products that retail for $185.

    1 GIVING BAG.
    Each piece is a beautiful and unique work of art. Every bag is hand woven by an artisan in North Eastern Kenya and takes roughly two weeks to create.
    On average each bag is:
    16" in diameter and 14" deep.
    Retail Value $125

    1 FINE ART PRINT.
    A 5x7 image printed on 8x10 archival paper. The portrait of a Kenyan woman praying was recognized by National Geographic and won the FACES award by Photo District News.
    Image captured by G&G co-founder and humanitarian photographer, Jenni Vorderman.
    Retail Value $60

    Includes:
    • Giving Bag
    • Fine Art Print
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    Pledge US$ 125 or more About US$ 125

    Level 2

    Support at this level and you will not only be receiving a Giving Bag and Fine Art Print but you will also collect a self-selected statement piece of jewelry.
    Total Retail Value $205

    1 GIVING BAG.
    Each piece is a beautiful and unique work of art. Every bag is hand woven by an artisan in North Eastern Kenya and takes roughly two weeks to create.
    On average each bag is:
    16" in diameter and 14" deep.
    Retail Value $125

    1 FINE ART PRINT.
    A 5x7 image printed on 8x10 archival paper. The portrait of a Kenyan woman praying was recognized by National Geographic and won the FACES award by Photo District News. Image captured by G&G co-founder and humanitarian photographer, Jenni Vorderman.
    Retail Value $60

    1 STATEMENT PIECE OF JEWELRY.
    There is a wide variety of styles and colors to choose from. Once we return from Kenya you will receive an email that allows you to select your preferred piece from a catalog of images.
    Retail Value $45

    Includes:
    • Giving Bag
    • Fine Art Print
    • Statement Piece of Jewelry
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Funding period

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