Some travel in search of new cultures, others in search of unique experiences, and others in search of fertile grasslands. Shepherds are Leba’nonstop travelers who live a life of wandering…
Their journey revolves around an extensive knowledge of seasonal weather patterns and a deep understanding of land down to its Bei’roots. Their destinations are lands filled with fertile grass to feed their herd. The livestock then provide meat, milk and hides for the shepherd to use and trade.
Fayez is a 21 year old shepherd from Ain, Lebanon. He is looking for a microloan to buy more sheep to expand the size of his herd.
Traveler Tim, being a wanderer himself (158 countries and counting!), brought back this Lebanese fabric find...
which will support Fayez and his life of Leba’nonstop wandering too.
Here’s to these Leba’nonstop wanderers and to feeling good—because after all it’s Friday!
-Jack & Alley, Co-Founders
PS. Plus a f’ewe more fabric finds from a herd of other travelers wandering the globe...
Photos: (1) & (2) Shepherd views in Afghanistan; (3) Microloan recipient Fayez by KIVA.org; (4) Fabric shop in Beirut, Lebanon by Traveler Tim.
The beauty of Nepal will take your breath away.
However, lack of proper waste management in Nepal is beginning to degrade some of that beauty. In many places, around 70% of waste is dumped in rivers or burned on the side of the road. This has contributed to pollution and disease in Nepal’s communities.
It is Taylor’s mission to change that.
The Middle East is known for its ancient history, vast deserts, and religious roots.
From being caught in the pyramid-dle of history in Cairo, to taking in the Israeli great views of Jerusalem, to resting on the Abu’ndant sands of Abu Dhabi.
It’s been 8 years since the idea for Taaluma Totes was born while on a life-changing trip to Uganda.
Since then, we’ve been able to fund 41 microloans for small business owners living in Uganda.
From Moses, a 24-year-old coffee farmer who used his loan to buy mulch.