Rag2Riches (R2R) is a Filipino social enterprise that works directly with community artisans to produce bags, pouches and other accessories. Motivated by their desire to alleviate the high rate of poverty in Quezon City, the founders of R2R successfully merged the weaving skills of the city's women with the abundance of scrap fabric available. To better understand exactly how they work, head on over to their website - it's a great read.
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Here's our lowdown on Rags2Riches:
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