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Repurposed, Fair trade, Drawstring Cloth Backpack

Repurposed, Fair trade, Drawstring Cloth Backpack

Regular price $ 14.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $ 14.00 USD
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This repurposed drawstring cloth backpack is large, roomy and sturdy.  Perfect for organizing supplies for different activities, soccer, horse riding, sleepovers, baseball, swimming, long car rides,, etc.  Keep one filled for each sport/activity and the kids can just grab and go. Saves you time and effort. Large enough to hold the supplies needed yet it has no extra bulk and weight like a regular backpack.

Plus your purchase helps others! The backpack is made from repurposed skirts(cortes) worn by the indigenous women in Guatemala. It is washable, fully lined and the women who make them earn a fair wage which helps them feed their children and keep them in school. It is a great way to start a conversation with your children about how they can make a difference in others lives through their actions.

And it is not just for kids. Others can find many uses for several of these bags. Let us know how you would use them.

Each corte is a little different so the designs vary in the bags, but all contain the ikat design typical of the Guatemalan weaving.

Bags are approx. 14" x 16".


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