Meet the craftswomen of our pet collars for 2017

We are proud to showcase the craftswomen behind our upcoming Global PEHT products for 2017. The talented Mayan woman above is just one of many provided a new economic opportunity to support their families in poor, rural areas.

 

Why Guatemala?

  • The US Department of State reports that the Guatemalan government identified 673 trafficking victims in 2015, a significant increase from 287 victims in 2014.
  • Of the 673 victims identified, at least 456 were women and girls, compared with 106 in 2014.
  • 217 victims were men and boys, including at least 174 men in forced labor, an increase from 26 in 2014.

Source: 2016 Trafficking in Persons Report. U.S Department of State.