Sustainability, for us, is not just a catchphrase, but the only way forward. We believe we all make the change happen for our community, we believe in a world of balance and opportunities and we work for that, every day.
A donation for XtraOrdinary Women is included in the sale of each Chureca Chic piece. XtraOrdinary Women is an NGO empowering women in Nicaragua living in at risk situations with job skill training courses and job placement services. Providing them with the tools they need to break the cycle of extreme poverty and domestic violence they live in, in exchange for a brighter, happier, self-sustainable future. The XtraOrdinary Women programme began in 2009, it has positively impacted over 1000 lives. On average, after participating in the XtraOrdinary Women programme, 95% of women remain in a stable job 5 years on.
Being part of Chureca Chic I learnt I was capable, that I am beautiful and, that anything is possible. When someone believes in you, there is nothing you cannot do.