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We recycle surfboards in Indonesia to make bracelets that connect travelers around the world.
287 backers pledged $18,295 to help bring this project to life.
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Our Product + The Spirit of Kindness

Our Story

Project Pangia launched in July 2013 as an initiative to inspire travel and global kindness. Since then, our bracelets have connected people around the world, traveling over 128,000 miles and to more than 17 countries. I'm sure you know what it's like to meet someone and within minutes, days, or weeks, this person has left a lasting impression on you. When I travel, I have these kinds of connections multiple times a day. Sharing stories, laughter, and memories with fellow travelers. 

The first Project Pangia bracelets were made by me and my friends. These people brought this idea to life and created some of my most cherished memories! 

My vision became even more clear when I traveled to Indonesia in October. I started meeting all of these incredible artisans in Bali.

 I knew the purpose of my trip was to cultivate the next steps I envisioned for Project Pangia. I immersed myself in the culture and made friends with a lot of locals. I spoke to them and saw firsthand how the fast-paced development on the island has created some major concerns. Because of tourism (primarily surf tourism) there is an estimated 5,000 tons of waste daily in the waterways and lands of Bali, an island that is only 2,232 sq. miles and the smallest province of Indonesia. 

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Our Goals 

By reaching our crowd-fund goal we will be able to pay for materials, develop a more user-friendly website, and create jobs for local artisans in Bali and opportunities for them to strengthen their skills in English, business, and environmental sustainability.

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Production + Shipping Schedule

Our production team is ready. Now it's just up to you! 

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Risks and challenges

Timely fulfillment of rewards is extremely important to us.

In order to help us through this process, we ask for your patience & welcome you to contact us through our website at any time. Let us know if you've backed our project and have specific travel dates planned. While we can't guarantee early or rushed shipments for the bracelets, we want you to know that we will do our very best!

Our website is a huge part of this project. We plan to add exciting new features and components to our site. This will create a better user experience so you can easily add pictures, make profiles + keep track of your bracelets as they travel the world! There may be times specific features may be unavailable - don't worry, we are working to improve your experience on these pages. New site features will be set to launch at the end of July.

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    Pledge US$ 3 or more About US$ 3

    We're grateful for every contribution. Pledge at this level and we'll send you a Project Pangia sticker! You can put it on your car, laptop, or give it to someone you meet!

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    >>> Travel Bracelet + Sticker <<<
    Be one of the first to receive a Travel Bracelet, handmade in Bali, Indonesia! Start planning your next trip and be sure to take this bracelet somewhere fun!

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    >>> 2 Travel Bracelets + Sticker <<< Receive a Project Pangia sticker and two Travel Bracelets handmade by local artisans in Bali.

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    >>> 2 Travel Bracelets + Graphic Tee + Sticker <<< Receive a Project Pangia sticker, two Travel Bracelets handmade by local artisans in Bali, screen-printed graphic t-shirt/tank. **Please specify shirt size: Men's t-shirt: S, M, L Women's tank top: XS, S, M, L

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    Pledge US$ 75 or more About US$ 75

    >>> 3 Travel Bracelets + Graphic Tee + Travel Tote + Sticker <<< Receive a Project Pangia sticker, three Travel Bracelets handmade by local artisans in Bali, screen-printed graphic t-shirt/tank, and our exclusive Travel in Kindness canvas tote.

    **Please specify shirt size: Men's t-shirt: S, M, L Women's tank top: XS, S, M, L

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    Pledge US$ 125 or more About US$ 125

    >>> 4 Travel Bracelets + Graphic Tee + Travel Tote + Project Pangia Photobook + Sticker <<<
    Receive a Project Pangia sticker, two Travel Bracelets handmade by local artisans in Bali, screen-printed graphic t-shirt/tank, and our exclusive Travel in Kindness canvas tote.

    As one of our top backers, we'll print your name inside our TravelXchange Photobook as a thank you for supporting our project!

    Please specify shirt size: Men's t-shirt: S, M, L Women's tank top: XS, S, M, L

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    Pledge US$ 5,000 or more About US$ 5,000

    Mentorship!
    Are you a business-savvy entrepreneur, who wants to share your knowledge & make an impact on a developing community? Perfect! We want YOU to come with us to Bali, Indonesia (accommodations + round trip flight from LAX included).

    This program is an opportunity for the local people we hire to learn important business strategies!

    Please contact us if interested so we may ensure you are a good fit for our program!

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    Pledge US$ 20 or more About US$ 20

    >>> Limited Quantity! 2 Travel Bracelets + Sticker <<< The first 20 people to pledge $20 will receive a Project Pangia sticker and two of our Travel Bracelets handmade by local artisans in Bali.

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    Pledge US$ 35 or more About US$ 35

    >>> Limited Quantity! 3 Travel Bracelets + Project Pangia Sticker <<< The first 20 people to pledge $35 will receive all THREE of our Travel Bracelets handmade by local artisans in Bali!

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Funding period

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