Colorful Kantha: Transforming Fabric and Women’s Lives

Colorful Kantha: Transforming Fabric and Women’s Lives

Author: Alice Martin, Global Gifts Short North Community Engagement Intern Kantha jewelry is made in India by a group of women who are working to support their families, their community, and themselves. Along with the Kantha fabrics that have a distinctive straight-line pattern to them, these artisans make unique jewelry...

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How Cards and Comedy are Saving Lives...and Dim Sum!

How Cards and Comedy are Saving Lives...and Dim Sum!

Author: Noah Wotring, Community Engagement Intern at Global Gifts Short North The Philippines is home to over 500,000 women [1] who, either by force or desperate necessity, are operating as prostitutes within the country. This number is even more jarring when compared to the Philippines’ total population of approximately 98...

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