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1) What is G.R.O.W. and what does it stand for?
G.R.O.W. is a women empowerment program of Project PEARLS.
G.R.O.W. stands for Giving Resources and Opportunities to Women.
2) When did G.R.O.W. start and who are the people behind it?
G.R.O.W. started this July 2019 under the same team from Project PEARLS founded by Melissa Villa. G.R.O.W. artisans are the women who makes our products. These women were originally from the slum Ulingan community in Tondo, Manila, who Project PEARLS been supporting since 2010 then were relocated to a government housing in Bocaue, Batia, Bulacan.
3) What does the G.R.O.W. logo represent?
G.R.O.W. logo represents empowered women.
4) What are G.R.O.W. products and what materials are used?
G.R.O.W. products are all handmade from upcycled scrap materials so there will be some charming imperfections here and there which make it unique. Product line ranges from home decor, fashion accessories and bags. Products names are inspired by our favorite words in Philippine language. Every purchase creates economic & social empowerment for living in poverty.
5) Where can I find and buy G.R.O.W. products?
Our different store partners:
Make Space Today - 40 Malingap St., Quezon City 1100