Karama, an Arabic word meaning dignity, was founded on the principle that individuals flourish when given opportunity to provide for their families through creative and purposeful work.


A Mother's Love

May 07, 2015

As Mother's Day approaches, the Karama team reflects on the selfless, powerful, determined, and beautiful love of motherhood. Many of our artisans are hard-working mothers who have made enormous sacrifices to provide for their families and their children's futures. They are invaluable and irreplaceable. Here are a few of our favorite stories.    Yeshi (pictured with Dyan Larmey) Yeshi is the mother of one (with one on the way!), and she has worked for the last 10 years with Karama's Ethiopian textiles partner as a finisher responsible for quality control. With her current job, she is able to provide for her family, save for her children's education, and plan for her own future. She has made an even greater commitment... Continue Reading →