Wakami

Mission

Wakami is a social system that connects rural communities to global markets in order to generate income and transform cycles of poverty into cycles of prosperity.

Impact

The Wakami system implements the Inclusive Business Methodology, which incubates, establishes, and strengthens rural business led primarily by rural women.  This allows the communities Wakami works with to significantly improve children’s nutrition, provide scholarships for kids to attend school, and provide necessary income to ensure homes are healthy and safe for families.

96% of Wakami’s producers women affording those woman the power and sustainability to provide for their families and communities.

Wakami children have a 75% higher enrollment rate and have a 140% higher school attendance rate the national average thanks to vital scholarships for kids.

44% of Wakami families have been able to invest in safe home improvements including solar panels, smokeless stoves, and water filters

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    earth bracelets sea breeze
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    Earth Bracelets Sea Breeze Set/7

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    Set of 7 bracelets, hand-woven by women in Guatemala.  Each bracelet represents a step in the creation of the earth: earth, sun, stars and moon, water and wind, plants and animals, & love. Size: 6.5 – 11 inches around for adjustable slip knot bracelets; 7 inches around for button loop bracelets Materials: waxed polyester thread; silver coated brass beads; Zamak metal buttons
    $42.00
    $42.00
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    earth bracelets morning back
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    Earth Bracelets Morning Set/7

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    Set of 7 bracelets, hand-woven by women in Guatemala.  Each bracelet represents a step in the creation of the earth: earth, sun, stars and moon, water and wind, plants and animals, & love. Size: 6.5 – 11 inches around for adjustable slip knot bracelets; 7 inches around for button loop bracelets Materials: waxed polyester thread; silver coated brass beads; Zamak metal buttons
    $42.00
    $42.00
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    earth bracelets rainbow 7
    earth bracelets back
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    Earth Bracelets Rainbow Set/7

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    Set of 7 bracelets, hand-woven by women in Guatemala.  Each bracelet represents a step in the creation of the earth: earth, sun, stars and moon, water and wind, plants and animals, & love.
    • 6.5 – 11 inches around for adjustable slip knot bracelets
    • 7 inches around for button loop bracelets
    • waxed polyester thread
    • silver coated brass beads
    • Zamak metal buttons
    $42.00
    $42.00
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    Adventure Bracelet Calm Water

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    This men's bracelet is made with mixed blue waxed threads and leather cord, with a metal button closure. Size: 8 inches
    $18.00
    $18.00
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    4 Elements Fire Wrap Bracelet

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    Handmade triple wrap men's bracelet, made with leather cord, waxed thread, gunmetal colored metal beads*, charms, and a hook closure. Size: 8 inches *photo shows copper beads
    $26.00
    $26.00
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    4 Elements Water Wrap Bracelet

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    Handmade triple wrap men's bracelet, made with mixed blue waxed thread, leather cord; metal beads and button closure. This bracelet represents the Element of Water! Size: 8 inches
    $25.00
    $25.00
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    Earth Bracelets Indigo/Navy Set/7

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    Set of 7 bracelets, hand-woven by women in Guatemala.  Each bracelet represents a step in the creation of the earth: earth, sun, stars and moon, water and wind, plants and animals, & love. Size: 6.5 – 11 inches around for adjustable slip knot bracelets; 7 inches around for button loop bracelets Materials: waxed polyester thread; silver coated brass beads; Zamak metal buttons
    $42.00
    $42.00
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    Earth Bracelets Greens Set/7

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    Set of 7 bracelets, hand-woven by women in Guatemala.  Each bracelet represents a step in the creation of the earth: earth, sun, stars and moon, water and wind, plants and animals, & love. Size: 6.5 – 11 inches around for adjustable slip knot bracelets; 7 inches around for button loop bracelets Materials: waxed polyester thread; silver coated brass beads; Zamak metal buttons
    $42.00
    $42.00
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    Earth Bracelets Neutrals Set/7

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    Set of 7 bracelets, hand-woven by women in Guatemala.  Each bracelet represents a step in the creation of the earth: earth, sun, stars and moon, water and wind, plants and animals, & love. Size: 6.5 – 11 inches around for adjustable slip knot bracelets; 7 inches around for button loop bracelets Materials: waxed polyester thread; silver coated brass beads; Zamak metal buttons
    $48.00
    $48.00
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    Earth Bracelets Blues Set/7

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    Set of 7 bracelets, hand-woven by women in Guatemala.  Each bracelet represents a step in the creation of the earth: earth, sun, stars and moon, water and wind, plants and animals, & love. Size: 6.5 – 11 inches around for adjustable slip knot bracelets; 7 inches around for button loop bracelets Materials: waxed polyester thread; silver coated brass beads; Zamak metal buttons
    $42.00
    $42.00
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    Turquoise Wrap Bracelet

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    • 14-18.5 inches around
    • adjustable slip knot bracelet
    • waxed polyester thread
    • turquoise colored beads
    $15.00
    $15.00
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    Single Turquoise Beaded Slipknot Bracelet

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    Simple strand of turquoise colored beads, handmade by women in Guatemala. Perfect for layering.
    • 6.5-11 inches around
    • adjustable slip knot bracelet
    • waxed polyester thread
    $9.00
    $9.00
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    woven wrap bracelet grey
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    Woven Wrap Bracelet Grey

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    A simple woven bracelet studded with silver beads on waxed grey polyester thread.
    • 35 inches long
    • bracelet wraps around 4-5 times
    • waxed polyester thread
    • silver coated brass beads
    • Zamak metal button
    $26.00
    $26.00
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    woven wrap bracelet black
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    Woven Wrap Bracelet Black

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    A simple woven bracelet studded with silver beads on waxed black polyester thread.
    • 35 inches long
    • bracelet wraps around 4-5 times
    • waxed polyester thread
    • silver coated brass beads
    • Zamak metal button
    $26.00
    $26.00
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    woven wrap bracelet olive
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    Woven Wrap Bracelet Olive

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    A simple woven bracelet studded with silver beads on waxed green polyester thread.
    • 35 inches long
    • bracelet wraps around 4-5 times
    • waxed polyester thread
    • silver coated brass beads
    • Zamak metal button
    $26.00
    $26.00
  • woven beaded bracelet turquoise
    woven beaded bracelet turquoise
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    Woven Beaded Bracelet

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    A simple woven bracelet studded with turquoise glass beads on waxed polyester thread. Give your style an earthy flair!
    • 7.5 inches around
    • button loop clasp
    • Zamak metal button
    $15.00
    $15.00
  • earth leather wrap bracelet
    leather wrap bracelet closure
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    Earth Leather Bracelet

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    Wear this Earth Leather Wrap Bracelet to remind you of your connection to the planet we all love and share. It's both refined and rugged to give a nice edge to your style. Wraps around 3 times.
    • 24 inches in length
    • leather and waxed polyester thread
    • Zamak metal charms and button clasp
    $25.00
    $25.00

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Discover How Wakami Has Transformed the Lives of Women in Rural Areas