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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Chureca Chic Paper Drop Earrings

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Great article on Chureca Chic Paper Drop Earrings from USA Stockists 'Buy The Change' - read on to see why they love our Chic social enterprise supporting EEP's programmes in Nicaragua: http://eepurl.com/Jht9L Thank you for your support Buy The Change!...
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Thank you for making our fundraiser such a success

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On Friday night we hosted our annual fundraiser to support women in Nicaragua in London, at Adam Street Club, and it was a wonderful night.   Thank you for helping us raise close to £11,000. This fabulous amount will fund entirely the first term of 2014 EEP workshop classes and programmes in Nicaragua. We enjoyed being able to celebrate and share our tremendous growth over the past year with our London supporters.   Our work - bringing income-earning opportunities and education to women in Nicaragua - would not be possible without your support. Thank you!  ...
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Navidad Verde – Ethical Christmas Fair in Nicaragua, by EEP

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The Earth Education Project (EEP) le invita a participar en el evento NAVIDAD VERDE, una feria navideña que pretende reunir productos ecológicos realizados por artistas, cooperativas y proyectos sociales Nicaragüenses. El evento tendrá lugar el día viernes 13 de diciembre del 2013 en Cultura Quilombo, Managua. NAVIDAD VERDE tiene el propósito de promover el trabajo artístico logrado a través de una cadena de producción ética, ecológica y artesanal. The Earth Education Project (EEP) trabaja desde el 2009 con mujeres de La Chureca y sus alrededores, concediendo becas para participar en el curso de reciclaje de papel que se imparte en...
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Calling all Bloggers, Stylists, Fashionistas!

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Join us on Monday November 11th at Adam Street Club in London for a very Chic Showcase for our 2013 Winter  and 2014 Spring/ Summer collections. We believe Fashion can make an impact for the better on the lives of women in many developing countries and you are the fabulous people that can give a voice to the women working to break the cycle of poverty for their families. By blogging, styling and dressing with ethical and sustainable fashion.  At our showcase evening we are inviting you to discover our jewellery, Christmas cards and learn about the social projects that Chureca Chic...
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A great entry by Nicaraguan online paper: “Chureca Chic: Empowering Women of Chureca”

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Great to see EEP featured in this online paper in Nicaragua. This is great article describing the birth of EEP and Chureca Chic and how it is benefiting the women and community of La Chureca. http://puntociegonicaragua.com/2013/10/24/chureca-chic-empoderando-a-las-mujeres-de-la-chureca/...
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The 2013 Christmas Auction Lots

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THE 2013 EEP CHRISTMAS AUCTION LOTS ARE READY FOR THE BIDDING... GET YOUR TICKETS TO BID: THIS YEAR'S LOTS ARE GOING TO BE GOING, GOING ... GONE VERY QUICKLY! Tour of McLaren Technology Centre This is an opportunity for up to 4 people to experience the secretive inner-workings of the McLaren Technology Centre, normally closed to the public unless you are the EEP bidder. The Norman Foster designed complex houses both the World Famous McLaren Formula 1(TM) team and the new company producing some of the World’s fastest road cars, McLaren Automotive. The winning bidder and their guests will be able to...
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