BUY FROM Better Life Bags - $169
Women’s empowerment, immigration, social mobility and creativity all sewn together into one beautiful bag. Cross body, backpack, bike or stroller bag, or shoulder strap options.The Scout is really a bag to fit every need. You choose the materials and hardware to fit your taste, and a woman in a low income area of Detroit gets to build a better life. Rebecca Smith works with her neighbors, mostly first generation immigrant women with natural barriers to employment (such as: language, child care and social customs) to hand make these custom bags. The income they earn from this work helps pull them and their families out of poverty.