Meet the Artisans
Demographic of Artisans: Refugees
Love Welcomes launched in 2017 in response to the refugee crisis in Greece. The founding principle was simple: create hope from despair. Equip women with the resources to weave welcome mats out of the very lifevests they wore as they fled the dangerous conditions of their homes in pursuit of freedom and safety.
Your purchase creates jobs, which create resources, independence, and confidence for refugee women. By investing in women, you are investing in families and you are investing in the refugee community – meaning access to vital services.Learn More
Love Beckons. Love Heals. Love Welcomes.
Love Welcomes works with 9 women in the Ritsona Refugee Camp through a weaving social enterprise. The weavers receive a fair salary, while the entire camp benefits from access to legal assistance and food security from the sale of the homewares.