As we grow, so does our amazing group of Brick and Mortar shops around the globe. We're sitting down with the creative people behind the brands to ask a few questions. Here's our June chat with founder, Emily Betzle from...
Believes every person has the ability to thrive and strives to do their part to see every person has that opportunity. BB partners with producers around the globe who are providing life changing opportunities, like our talented Sasa Designs artisans in Kenya.
Why do you choose to carry Sasa? We carry Sasa products because we absolutely love the heart and the spirit behind your work. We love that Sasa doesn't just believe in developing products but also believes in developing people and communities! Your comprehensive program does more than simply provide employment, but sees the potential, talent, and beauty in each one of your employees. This is truly something special, and something we want to support in every way we can!
What keeps your customers buying Sasa? Our customers love Sasa products because they are beautiful, on trend, reasonably priced, high quality, and, most importantly, they absolutely love the story behind the product, and knowing and seeing (thanks to the cards you send) the person who hand-crafted their purchase!
What impact has our partnership had? Our partnership has been so wonderful for so many reasons, but I think the most important impact is how it allows us to be deeply and positively connected to our brothers and sisters in Kenya and around the globe! One small but specific example of this is that I live in a small community in Wyoming, and last year at our holiday gift market we sold enough Sasa products to support your payroll for an entire month! Realizing this was so poignant and powerful for our volunteers and community as it clearly demonstrated how our actions can have powerful and beautiful reactions half way around the world.
Photo courtesy of Bought Beautifully.