We are committed to changing the world, one woman at a time.
After graduating as a fashion designer, Project Três founder Carla Maria de Souza worked for more than six years at some of Brazil’s top fashion brands. As she moved up in the fashion industry, by the age of 23, she began to realize its limitations, especially those related to social and environmental sustainability. Carla gave up her stable career and took a sabbatical year in California.
70% of the artisans in India have learned handcraft skills inside the Project, which allowed them to have a new source of income. The women who already had skills before joining us would charge at least 60% less than what they are paid now, for the same work.
As you already know about the women who make our products and our efforts to support them through education, we want to take a few steps back and show you how our products’ journey began. When Project Três started in 2016, the priority was to create new economic opportunities for our women...