Our product design head, Anne Mariposa shares her experience with the Rizal communities!
Today was a tiring but purposeful day for me. My entire day was spent visiting Ecoingenuity Inc.’s community partners in Rizal.
My first stop was in Cainta, Rizal. Inside my car, I immediately noticed the water hyacinth filled lake behind their houses.It’s been quite a while since I last saw fresh water hyacinths.
Our Cainta Community recently moved out from the government’s leadership and is now an independent organization ran by their local NGO. It seemed like a good thing from an outsider’s point of view, but it actually is a scary beginning for our nanays since this is their first time to apply the piece rate scheme unlike their previous day rate salary scheme.
Nanay Eds inlaying the box with water hyacinth stalks
—Inspired by the shoe box we had them make for our upcoming collaboration with Risqué Designs by Tal de Guzman
Below are their latest designs which…
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