5 Ways to Nourish Love for YOURSELF This Valentine’s Day

February 04, 2019 0 Comments

5 Ways to Nourish Love for YOURSELF This Valentine’s Day

 





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Yobel’s Beginnings: Canaan Farm Part 2
Yobel’s Beginnings: Canaan Farm Part 2

February 27, 2020 0 Comments

“We need jobs, and we need a way to put our children in school.” This statement, spoken by internally displaced Ugandans, resonated with Yobel co-Founder, Sarah Ray. 


If these strong, resilient, hardworking, motivated individuals had access to dignified work, they would be able to provide many things for themselves that charity would seek to do for them. Things like school fees, clean water, nutritious foods, secure housing, clothing, and transportation. Jobs sounded like a good way forward.

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Yobel’s Beginnings: Canaan Farm Part 1
Yobel’s Beginnings: Canaan Farm Part 1

February 05, 2020 0 Comments

In 2006, co-Founder Sarah Ray was living in Woodland Park, leading a High School youth group, and had just gotten married. Part way through the year, some of the students she worked with learned about her past travels to Africa and asked if she and her new husband would take them there. Only 25 at the time, Ray was surprised when the parents of these students agreed to allow she and her husband to lead them on a multi-week trip to a remote farm in Northern Uganda, followed by a 14 hour overland journey aboard an overland bus to Kenya. 

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Artisan Spotlight: Ethnotek Artisan Made Travel Bags
Artisan Spotlight: Ethnotek Artisan Made Travel Bags

December 11, 2019 0 Comments

Yobel is proud to be the sole purveyor of Ethnotek products in the United States! Co-Owners, Clay & Emily Ross were initially drawn to this incredible company’s techno-hip bags because of their high utility features (like this camera bag designed by photographers) and strong ethic toward both people and planet. As a conscious consumer, you can feel good that Ethnotek’s slow-production materials are sourced in person from the villages where they are created. Each artisan piece is purchased directly from the person who made it, for a fair price.

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