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Create Big Impacts By Shopping Small: The Maasai Widows Project

Create Big Impacts By Shopping Small: The Maasai Widows Project

   Fortune Emporium aims to be an advocate for meaningful purchasing.  Buying artisan goods supports creatives, builds community relationships, and circulates money within local economies. There is no better example of how shopping small can create big impacts than with the jewelry made by the ladies of the Maji Moto community in Kenya. Although these are very traditional pieces, they can be styled in such a way that they give an incredible modern edge to your wardrobe.   The Maasai are an indigenous African ethnic group of semi-nomadic people located in Kenya and northern Tanzania.  In the Maasai culture, young women are often married to older men, increasing the...