Traditional Huipil Backpack


provides meals to the elderly in Guatemala

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Traditional Huipil Backpack

The Huipil Backpack is made from a traditional Guatemalan woven huipil and suede. The lined backpack has a zippered pocket on the front, and features a main compartment that closes with a cinch cord and a flap that folds over the cinch. The backpack straps are adjustable and lock with a belt-like closure. Each handmade backpack is colorful, unique, and provides a sustainable employment opportunities to the most vulnerable families in Santa María de Jesús, Guatemala and the surrounding areas.

Wearing this beautifully and carefully constructed Huipil Backpack, you are not only showing your support for the family who made it, but also for the nonprofit organization Cosechando Felicidad (Harvesting Happiness) located in Guatemala. Their mission is to create and maintain a a safe location where everyone is welcome to come and find physical, emotional, and spiritual support.

The proceeds from this bag will go directly to funding Cosechando Felicidad’s programs, including their feeding the elderly program. This one bag will provide the elderly with a total of 33 meals!  Cosechando Felicidad has a variety of other services including a community center, medical aid, construction projects, baby formula assistance, monthly grocery aid, and grocery assistance for single mothers.

The name, Harvesting Happiness, comes from the belief that happiness is a mindset that can be achieved and harvested through programs that provide support, love, and some financial opportunities. Buying this Huipil Backpack may seem like a small action, but it has a huge impact on the elderly in Santa María de Jesús by providing them with a path to happiness!

You can find the brand portfolio for Harvesting Happiness here.

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