Your generosity towards this project is important to the women of Valle de Mezquital! Migration affects this community- while men leave to do construction or labor in the US and other developed countries, women often remain to take care of the home, children, and work for supplementary income. The sustainable resources that Nepi Behña builds its fair trade cosmetics line are grown and cultivated by women, and the products are made by these women as well. As migration patterns change, these women are finding themselves the sole earner as their husbands and family members return home. Having an income increases women’s status and when their families are reunited, they have much more respect at home. Thank you for your generosity and your direct contribution to empowering women in Hildago, Mexico!
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