A Ethical Handmade Collection from Guatemala
Shop our selection of colorful handmade gifts, accessories and home decor.
In Her Own Words
"It is because of UPAVIM that I am alive. They have supported me, given me advice, scholarships for my children and medical care."
- Sonia Reyes, UPAVIMA
UPAVIM is a self-run cooperative of women in La Esperanza, Guatemala. Every sale provides fair trade jobs for women and supports UPAVIM's full-day kindergarten through 6th-grade school and daycare.
We are Upavimas
Upavimas, women of the UPAVIM cooperative, are STRONG, Upavimas are creative. Upavimas are wives, artists, others, businesswomen, caretakers, administrators, breadwinners. Upavimas are INNOVATORS. Upavimas work every day to push back against the violence and poverty that exists within their neighborhoods and homes. Upavimas are EMPOWERED
Bohemian chic is back in style - so check out our colorful Boho Headbands! Each headband can be worn either with the fabric stretched over your head or scrunched together - what a versatile and unique item! Each headband features traditional Guatemalan fabric that covers an expandable elastic band that fits snugly at the neck to keep your hair firmly swept back. As always...Handmade and Fair Trade!
- 22" Circumference
- Expands from 1" W - 6"W
- 100% Cotton Fabric
- Elastic Band
- Assorted Colors