Their aim is to promote the development and well-being of the many artisans that live in vulnerable conditions through the promotion of local economic development under Fair Trade models while encouraging the conservation of the traditional and cultural activities of these communities.
An important part of their work is to empower the women in these communities as well as teaching business and communication skills.
Someone Somewhere works with 180 artisans in five of the poorest regions in Mexico in Puebla, Oaxaca, Chiapas, Hidalgo and Mexico State. They create products using traditional techniques of hand embroidery such as “Pepenado” and the use of the Waist and the Chicotillo Looms.
The Someone Somewhere range of products includes t-shirts, backpacks, jackets, hoodies, laptop cases and tote bags, among many others.