Give a Gift for Good

Looking for the perfect holiday gift?  Want to get something special, one of a kind and handmade?  Well then look no further, visit Haiti Projects located at 136 Rantoul Street in Beverly, MA, shop online or visit The Gloucester Bookstore who has been a large supporter of Haiti Projects since the start.  Also, find us at any of the Fairs listed below in the Greater Boston area.

Haiti Projects was founded by Annisquam native, Sarah Hackett, in 1994.  She wanted to empower the women in the area of Fond des Blancs, Haiti through employment, not a handout.  Since then, Haiti Projects has grown to employ up to 100 women, provide a women’s health clinic and library for the area.  A whole generation of children have been educated, fed, and clothed because of the extraordinary talents and hard work of their mothers.

Every year, we look for new and exciting designs for our customers. This year, we are announcing leather handbags, made from goat leather.  Indigenous to Haiti, these soft and supple bags are the perfect holiday treat for you, or for someone else.  Inspired by Haitian designer Prajje Jean Baptiste this design embodies the promise of a new high end Haiti. To see our other products, learn about our other projects and how you can help visit www.haitiprojects.org.  Happy Holidays!

*Mention this GMG post online or when you visit our locations and receive 5% off of your order!

2012 Fairs           

November:

Darmouth Fair, 40 College Road, Dartmouth, NH 11/2-4

Harvard UU Church, 9 Ayer Road, Harvard, MA 11/18

December:

Cultural Bizarre Harvard University’s CGIS
1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 12/7-9 & 12/15-16

Le March de Noel French Cultural Center, 53 Marlborough Street Boston, MA 12/8

4 comments

  • Hi E.J.,

    I thought you might be interested to know that the napkins you have pictured were designed by me! My designs were inspired by the first four verses of the French Christmas Carol, The Twelve Days of Christmas–A partridge in a pear tree, two turtle doves, three French hens, and four calling birds. Over the years I designed many items for Haiti Projects and the Twelve Days of Christmas napkins was one of my favorites.

    • Beautiful Kim. I knew you had done some designs for Haiti Project, and these are really lovely. And now I’ve got The Twelve Days of Christmas stuck in my head.

  • I love the beautiful fabric napkins

  • Thank you for posting E.J. please email renee@haitiprojects.org for pricing on any products that you do not see on our webstore. We are launching our new webstore this month, and they will be displayed then! Best to all of Gloucester, thank you for being such long time supporters!

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