The lunar calendar is used in Islam to determine each of the religious holidays. As the 9th month of the lunar calendar is approaching, people all over the world are prepping for the next crescent moon…the crescent moon that marks the beginning of Ramadan.
From dusk to Rama’dawn…
(Gunung Agung, Indonesia)
Islamic patterned fabrics are turned into tents and lanterns that light up the streets…
Evening feasts are prepared and shared amongst family, friends and neighbors…
And people from all corners of the globe come together to celebrate as one giant community.
Although the traditions may differ from country to country, the core of Ramadan remains the same…a month of spiritual reflection.
Thanks to several travelers, we’re remembering Ramadan this month too with fabrics from several Ramadan-ready countries:
Here’s to this month of reflection and to feeling good—because after all, it's Friday!
-Jack & Alley, Co-Founders
It’s time for a face mask re-fresh...summer is here and your new style awaits!
Our masks are now on sale for $5 each.
Plus, all proceeds will be microloaned to small business owners here in the United States.
Yep, that’s right: masks, microloans, ‘Merica!
The month of May May almost be over..
but we’re not dis-Mayed!
Because we’re grateful that our a-May-zing supporters left us some Aussie-some reviews!
Agriculture is the backbone of Myanmar’s economy.
There are lots of farmers in Myanmar who work hard to support themselves, their families, and their villages with jobs and food.
However, many banks don’t offer capital to farmers for them to purchase enough seeds, equipment, or animals to run their farms efficiently. Due to this, farm productivity in Myanmar is one of the lowest in all of Asia.