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Cabarete Guide 2017: Upcycled Project

Cabarete Guide 2017: Responsible Tourism and Investment Guide created by The Mariposa DR Foundation. Published on Dec 16, 2016 www.theguidecabarete.com Sailboat racers understand the importance of harnessing the power of the wind—of redirecting this energy to advance towards their goal. The Upcycled Sails Project harnesses this same momentum to steer these racing sails much further than…

Upcycled Sail Bags created by local women in the Dominican Republic to support the education of young girls in their community at the Mariposa DR Center for Girls.

November 1, 2016

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Grantee Spotlight: Upcycled Sails & the Mariposa DR Foundation

Instead of disposing of old racing sails and kiteboard sails in the landfill, what if we could repurpose that material into something new? A new product that not only is useful but also supports a social good: improving the livelihoods of local women in the Dominican Republic by providing jobs and training, and using proceeds from sales to…