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Empowering Women Artisans with Fair Trade
Empowering Women Artisans with Fair Trade

By Coordinator - Volunteers on Apr 01, 2018

A lot of responsibilities lie on the shoulders of the women of the world and yet they are still victims of discrimination, violence, lower income and impoverishment compared to their male fellows in so many...

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The Mayan Textile Tradition : Towards a Sustainable Fashion
The Mayan Textile Tradition : Towards a Sustainable Fashion

By Coordinator - Volunteers on Mar 01, 2018

Centuries ago, Mayan people created the most magnificent culture mastering astronomy, architecture, writting systems and arts. The Mayan civilization collapsed mysteriously but survived in the weaving women...

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Share the daily life of our weavers in our ethical tour
Share the daily life of our weavers in our ethical tour

By Coordinator - Volunteers on Feb 06, 2018

Trama Textiles had been working for an entire month to develop an ecotourism tour for you! We are proud to give you the opportunity to live an authentic experience with our weaver’s families! Nowadays, a lot...

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Coffee Farmers and Waterfalls
Coffee Farmers and Waterfalls

By Coordinator - Volunteers on Feb 01, 2018

About 2 hours of bus away from Xela is the coffee finca Santa Anita la unión. After a chicken bus ride to Colomba and a Pick Up to Santa Anita we arrived at the coffee finca Santa Anita. Even though we didn...

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Volunteering at TRAMA
Volunteering at TRAMA

By Coordinator - Volunteers on Jan 01, 2018

I have been volunteering at TRAMA for just over a month as the social media coordinator, and living in Xela for the last two months.I came to Xela primarily to improve my Spanish. I then came across TRAMA on...

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30 Seconds With a Weaver
30 Seconds With a Weaver

By Coordinator - Volunteers on Dec 01, 2017

Katie Mae has recently spent just over a week at Trama, learning how to backstrap loom with our weavers and we quickly caught up with her! So Katie Mae, where are you from?Sacranento, California And have yo...

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