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YAWA BANDS: açaí bracelets to preserve the Amazon rainforest

A project in Rio Branco, Brazil by #TOGETHERBAND

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Yawa Bands are bracelets made from açaí seeds by the Yawanawá, an Indigenous community who live in the heart of the Amazon rainforest.
Backers: 848
Average Pledge Per Backer: £51

Funded: £43,624 of £7,500
Dates: Sep 21st -> Nov 5th (45 days)
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Latest News

An update from the heart of the Amazon Rainforest

October 29th - via:
A huge thank you to everyone who has supported our Kickstarter so far! Your pledges mean a great deal to both the Yawanawá & #TOGETHERBAND teams. The scale of your support has surpassed our expectations and has set the project up for long term... (Read More)

Speto creates limited edition print to support Yawa #TOGETHER

October 25th - via:
We are so proud to launch a specially commissioned artwork by the leading Brazilian street artist Speto in celebration of our Yawa #TOGETHER campaign. A pioneer of Brazilian street art, Speto's bold work features figuratively distorted animals and... (Read More)

Discover the history of the Yawanawá

October 13th - via:
Thanks to you, our amazing backers, we’re currently sitting at four times our initial target! Yawanawá artisans are currently busy crafting your Yawa Bands in the very heart of the rainforest, set to arrive at your door before Christmas. For... (Read More)

Yawa Band Classics - 3 additional colours to choose from!

October 5th - via:
Thanks to you guys, we've already smashed our Kickstarter target by OVER 300%! This will make a massive difference to the project and establishing the Rainforest Workshop and Atelier for the long term. We will keep pushing to break more boundaries... (Read More)

Smashed it!!!

October 1st - via:
Huge thanks to everyone who has supported our Kickstarter so far! We've smashed our goal and reached over 300% of our target. Please keep sharing! Your pledge helps the Yawanawá cultural heritage and artisan skills and allows them to continue their... (Read More)

Thank you for your amazing support!!!

September 23rd - via:
What an incredible start 🚀 Thanks to you, our original 134 backers we’ve hit our target in no time at all. Massive thanks to you for supporting our collaboration and vision for the Rainforest Workshop & Atelier. Please keep sharing and we... (Read More)

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