INTEGRITY: We interact with the artisans in a manner that ensures fair practices and wages.
RESPECT: We understand the cultures and conditions of the communities we work with and ensure that we are preserving their traditions.
COLLABORATION: The collaborative process between students and artisans recognizes traditional designs while promoting innovative growth to expand the potential of their products.
EMPOWERMENT: We focus on working with the artisans to build valuable business skills that will create a means for sustainable economic stability.
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: All profits made from sales are reinvested into projects that will improve the economic, educational, and health conditions of the community.
TRANSPARENCY: We strive to be knowledgeable about our practices; we share how we do things currently constantly improving the processes.