Did you know that women in the developing world invest 90 cents on every dollar back into health, nutrition, and education for their families? Leading economists say that empowering women may well be the highest return investment available for improving life in the developing world. Not to mention . . . it’s good for women.
Mercado Global is doing something about this cycle of poverty by reaching the women who can change it.
ibu is a movement of women around the world growing into economic self-sufficiency through the art of their hands, bearers of both textile tradition and social change.
An ibu ally wraps our hand-loomed luxury around her shoulder or leans into a cushion shining with a woman’s imagination and she belongs to this movement.