Global March for Elephants
Mantra Magazine features Beads of Esiteti!!
This past weekend I had the honor of marching with hundreds down the streets of Los Angeles ; marching in solidarity to help save one of the most precious creatures on this planet, Elephants. I have been blessed in this lifetime to have many incredible experiences with Elephants in the wild and the thought of […]
Asante sana Kenya
A huge thank you to Mantra Yoga + Health Magazine for spotlighting Beads of Esiteti in this months April/May 2014 issue. We are always so grateful for the continual support and enthusiasm of people and businesses around the world that help to spread the word about Beads of Esiteti; knowing that as word spreads communities […]
Beads of Esiteti is the featured business in Ventura County Star!
Beads of Esiteti has just returned from another life affirming trip to Kenya, where once again our passion was reignited through witnessing the incredible dedication of the Esiteti/Embaringoi communities. Looking back upon this trip I am filled with awe of these women and their continual commitment to improve the lives of their families; from waking […]
Santa Fe International Folk Art Market
A big thanks to Women’s Economic Ventures and Ventura County Star for featuring Beads of Esiteti is this week’s business section!!!!
There are three things that I look forward to most throughout the year 1.) Traveling to Kenya 2.) Attending The Amala Foundation’s Global Youth Peace Summit and last but not least 3.) Being part of the Santa Fe International Folk Art Market!!!!! Beads of Esiteti just returned from the 10th Annual Santa Fe Folk Art […]
Discover. Connect. Transform
It has been one week since I have returned from being in Kenya and am trying not to let myself feel too guilty for not writing even one blog post! In my defense I fully allowed myself to be one with the African time warp bubble by this I mean the “amnesia” that overtakes one […]
Women of Esiteti take part in business skills training course
What is your offering? This is a question that I have asked myself since I can remember, a question that has fueled me throughout my life and continues to stir in my soul. Does this question have one singular answer? Does this question get asked often enough? And when the answer comes is it […]
The beauty of the beads
This past week the women artisans of Esiteti took part in a business skills/quality control training workshop led by Kenyan Susan Maina of Craft Link Kenya. We are so grateful to Craft Link Kenya for partnering with Beads of Esiteti to help empower these women to be leaders in their field of beading; helping to […]
Birthing Kit Distribution
Emily Mistretta of the Boston Ballet shines wearing her Warrior Necklace made by the Maasai women of Esiteti
Today I wanted to sincerely thank the organization A Voice is Heard for distributing safe birthing kits to the traditional birth attendants living in the Esiteti/Embaringoi region of Maasailand. Due to their generous donation the women of this community will now have access to greater care in their community decreasing cases of maternal/infant mortality while […]