The Ways of Change mission is to use our co-created handmade collections to facilitate the very thing fast fashion conspires to stamp out: human connection. WoC pieces reflect the hands and stories, histories and traditions of the skilled artisans behind them. Our collections are the proud outcomes of complex, ongoing co-creative processes taking place along the Thailand-Burma border with the refugee communities who make Ways of Change possible.
By sharing their stories, their traditional skills and producing ethical products, WoC artisans are empowering you with a choice when it comes to making a purchase and becoming part of a story you can be proud to wear and share.
How can you empower Ways of Change artisans? Reach out to them on social media. For WoC artisans who lack the kind of technological access many take for granted, it’s a powerful thing to feel connected to the global community online and witness the reception of their work directly.
Tag @WaysOfChange in a picture of how you wear Ways of Change products on Instagram or Facebook with the hashtag #WearTheChange. We will hand deliver your photos to the artisans and bring back any messages they have to share with you.
Our vision is to use these active channels of communication to facilitate deeper dialogue and co-creation between WoC producers and WoC purchasers.
VISIT WAYS OF CHANGE
Visiting Thailand? WoC invites you to co-create a piece of handmade jewelry or woven accessory with the artisans we are working with on the Thailand Burma border. For WoC's regular retail prices, come and spend a day with an artisan co-creating your exclusive handmade piece! More information here.
The main focus of Ways of Change is first recognizing people’s skills and their potential and then offering opportunities to build on them.
WoC engages in a mutually empowering relationship with interns where WoC benefits from the skills and ideas of our interns and our interns have an opportunity to use new skills, develop projects of their own and gain experience while learning about social entrepreneurship as well as the culture, traditions and skills of the villagers. If you are interested in interning with WoC, get in touch.
Want to chat? We are all over the world and email is the best way to contact us. Feel free to get in touch.
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