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krama wheel blog — giving

krama wheel turns one

anniversary eco fashion giving scarves sustainability uniforms

  After countless months of ideas swirling, notes scribbled, research conducted, sleep lost, oceans crossed, scarves designed, and website built, one year ago today the virtual doors to the krama wheel scarf shop opened for business and I could not be more blown away by how much love it has since received. On Day One I already saw the krama wheel site being passed around social media among total strangers. It is heartwarming to see our story shared and I feel honored to have such a growing, compassionate group of supporters joining the krama wheel family each day. Three years...

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story of a seamstress

eco fashion giving mother's day seamstresses sustainability uniforms updates from Cambodia

Mothers are on our mind this week so we're highlighting one of the many strong and inspiring women and mothers who make our cycle of positive change possible. Meet Noeun Chork Noeun is one of the seamstresses who not only hand-sews the school uniforms we donate, but she also goes to the schools to take the measurements of the children to ensure each of their uniforms is a good fit. Her family is among the poorest in her village outside of Siem Reap, Cambodia.  When her husband passed away, she was left with 4 children to take care of on...

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turning scarves to smiles

education giving sustainability uniforms updates from Cambodia

Meet some of the children your purchases have helped! Your recent purchase has allowed us to supply school uniforms in 3 remote villages in Cambodia's Siem Reap province.  One of the core pieces that keeps our cycle of change in motion is this investment in children in these villages who otherwise may never have the opportunity to go to school.   We wanted to take this opportunity to introduce you to these glowing smiles.     You as an individual are just as an important spoke in our wheel of change as the one child, one seamstress and one weaver...

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school uniforms coming to life

giving uniforms updates from Cambodia

We want to show you the very real impact your purchase of a krama wheel scarf makes.   Seamstresses in Cambodia are busy sewing our first batch of school uniforms. The first big give is just around the corner, but here's a peek into how the uniforms are coming along.  Below are photos of one of our seamstresses, Chak, at work.  We love that we (including you!) can support her trade while also having her help us change lives in surrounding communities.    

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