Jacinto&Lirio: Statement Plant Leather from the Water Hyacinth — Indiegogo

Via Scoop.itYellow Boat Social Entrepreneurism

Through our stylish products, we help Philippine water hyacinth livelihoods optimize the pest plant to improve their lives. Help us scale up to help more!

More than anything, Jacinto&Lirio is inspired by the people we work with in crafting these beautiful and fashionable products. The water hyacinth, being the most invasive aquatic pest in the world, became the object of various community livelihood projects all over the Philippines. These are found particularly in the lakeside and river areas causing water proliferation. Despite the increase in number of indigenous products in the market, a lot of communities still need livelihood sustainability and market access.

Via www.indiegogo.com

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http://about.me/rictandag http://LVHelpGro.net @rictandag @LVHelpGro Returned U.S. Peace Corps Volunteer, Tandag, Surigao del Sur, Republic of the Philippines 1979-1980; Financial Management training Program [FMP], G.E., Appliance Park, Louisville, Kentucky 1981-1982 Champion [two days] Jeopardy 1986 Attorney, Los Angeles, CA 1989-1995 Disabiility Rights Attorney, www.NDALC.org, Las Vegas 1998-1999 Immigration Asylum Attorney, throughout the State of Kansas 1999-2001 Supply Logistics Specialist, UPS Las Vegas, 2006- present http://www.ups-scs.com [business] http://InternationalAidAdvocate.com http://rictandag.tumblr.com/ http://www.facebook.com/rick.passo http://www.linkedin.com/in/rickpasso http://www.twitter.com/rictandag http://paper.li/rictandag http://rictandag.i.ph/blogs/rictandag/ http://ricktandagvegas.blogspot.com/ https://rictandag.wordpress.com/ advocate for: http://www.gk1world.com [Gawad Kalinga, tagalog for "to give care"] http://www.jacintoandlirio.com http://www.civitan.net/diverse http://www.Rags2Riches.ph
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