The Pure Earth Colaboration

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  THE PURE EARTH BRACELET CHURECA CHIC has partnered with GREEN PATHWAYS NICARAGUA, to support its reforestation and conservation projects. October 17, 2014 in Isla Juan Venado, Leon, Nicaragua we launched the project planting 5,000 trees to begin a project of reforesting the area with 30,000 trees 2014 - 2016. Under the Earth Education Project label CHURECA CHIC we created the 'PURE EARTH' Bracelet - 'Tierra Pura'. The sale of each bracelet  plants 25 trees on the Pacific coast of Nicaragua. The Isla Juan Venado is a protected nature reserve. Local authorities however lack the funds to man and protect...
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Christmas Auction and Gala Dinner – Tickets on Sale

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Earth Education Project is hosting its 5th Annual Charity Auction on Thursday 20th November 2014. We have the pleasure of working with Pocket Arts Events to host a Gala Dinner with live music entertainment at London's Sway restaurant in Covent Garden. The evening will begin with drinks and a welcome speech from the Earth Education Project, before a festive three-course meal with wine. The charity auction will take place after the dinner. Tickets are £60 per person. Your ticket purchase is a donation that will go to EEP. This is the perfect way to kick off the festive season. Make...
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EEP featured in Spanish newspaper El Pais

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Our innovative project and our label CHURECA CHIC have been written about in a feature length article in El Pais.  A Spanish national newspaper. Click the link to read the article: http://elpais.com/elpais/2014/08/11/planeta_futuro/1407756076_321312.html...
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Fashion Show – London Fashion Week 2014

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Earth Education Project and ECOLUXE London have joined together to host an all day showcase and evening fashion show as part of the official London Fashion week 2014 programme. This will be ECOLUXE's 4th LFW show. Already marked in the LFW calender the show aims to promote upcoming designers from Britain and Latin America. It is a unique opportunity to present your products to the London press and fashion retailers. 12 designers who represent a transparent design process and support British and/or Latin American artisans/production will be selected. ENTRY INFORMATION - Please take your time to read the below information carefully The deadline for applications has been extended to...
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Launched SUMMER 2014: Chureca Chic NICA Collection

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Introducing the NICA Collection by Chureca Chic. The NICA collection captures the vibrant qualities of Nicaragua — its colourful traditions, striking landscape and the local passion for life. Each “ethically chic” piece is made by hand by women in Nicaragua. As with all our collections we take our inspiration from the flora and fauna of Nicaragua, its volcanoes and the entrepreneurial spirit of women whose lives are changed through the purchase of the products. For the NICA collection we have combined these inspirations with that of the colourful passion for life that vibrates through Nicaragua and its people to create...
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We launch the Chureca Chic Spring collection for 2014

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We are excited to launch the Chureca Chic Spring collection 2014! Full of colour and sunshine, taking inspiration from the rich flora and fauna of Nicaragua, the mighty volcanoes and brave spirit of the women who's lives the label changes. This Spring Collection will add colour, elegance and style to your looks. Browse our website store for the collection pieces: Maricela Bracelet Tiscapa Necklace Sacuanjoche Bracaelet Madrono Bracelet Cosiguina Earrings Carnaval Earrings Maderas Earrings Managua Earrings Masaya Necklace The TOPEC Chic Bangle designed by Nicaraguan designer Ruthbenia Torres    ...
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Sophie, EEP trustee, to visit Nicaragua

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Sophie Argles, a UK artist known for her use of recycled materials to create her signature collages, joined the EEP team in 2010. Back then Sophie helped Andrea design a series of art classes that would improve the women's literacy skills. She also created the first EEP Christmas card collection that was easy for the women to produce regardless of their artistic skills. Since, Sophie became a trustee and has been a dedicated member of the team offering advice and support to ensure the continued success of EEP in Nicaragua and the UK.  This Spring, in March 2014, Sophie will...
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Chureca Chic in London Fashion Week 2014

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London Fashion Week is one of the world’s highest profile designer showcases and Chureca Chic was part of the the catwalk features! On February 17th Chureca Chic was showcased on the catwalk at  as part of the Ecoluxe London Sustainable Fashion Show. We were featured alongside international designers leading the way for ethical fashion. We are thrilled to have been sponsored by Ecoluxe London to feature. It's a great platform for us to showcase our brand. Chureca Chic is the story of perseverance and survival of the women we work with and this feature has allowed us to connect a Latin American rubbish dump to the...
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Introducing UK artist Sarah Emily Porter

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We talk to Sarah Emily Porter, UK artist, who has recently designed the new Valentine’s  Card Collection for our label Chureca Chic. Find out why she’s supporting EEP and how she’s helping the women in La Chureca gain new skills and lift themselves out of poverty. Can you tell us a bit about yourself and your art? I’m a London based Events Manager and Artist, working in various media from oil painting to textiles and glass. It’s hard to balance my day job with my creative projects, but they’re my way of relaxing after a day in the office so...
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EEP Yogathon with Heather Bonnie Lee

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We are very excited to have partnered with Heather Bonnie Lee on our first yogathon; 108 Sun Salutations for women in Nicaragua. Taking place on Saturday March 1st we're asking you to take part in the EEP Yogathon challenge; to complete 108 sun salutations and raise a minimum of £50 in sponsorship for EEP. Get fit and help women in Nicaragua. Heather Bonnie Lee is a well-known South West London yoga teacher, personal trainer and mentor. Heather will lead you through 108 Sun Salutations. A Sun Salutation is a yoga asana sequence consisting of eight basic postures that strengthen and increase...
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