Click on the images below to explore people, places, products, and projects found while FROLIQing. More coming soon!
I met Renda Nazzal, Founder of The Argan Project, when she was living in Morocco and working with a non-profit. During her time there, Renda was inspired by the rural women of Southwest Morocco and wanted to support them in a sustainable way. Upon her return to the US, she launched The Argan Project with the following … Continue reading THE ARGAN PROJECT – Morocco + USA
EGBOK (Everything’s Gonna Be OK) is a social enterprise in Cambodia that provides hospitality, hands-on experience, life skills, and leadership training to underprivileged youth. Their mission is to help alleviate poverty in Cambodia by creating opportunities for young people to become empowered in shaping their own lives and futures. I had the pleasure of eating at … Continue reading EGBOK – CAMBODIA
It can be a challenge to find organic produce in Jordan. Even at some of the larger supermarkets, organic products are limited and often out of stock. Not wanting to risk ingesting pesticides and GMO’s while in Jordan, I went searching for organic produce within my first week here. That’s when I found Jabbok Farms. … Continue reading JABBOK ORGANIC FARMS – JORDAN
I met Sandra Jelly, Founder of Lumeyo, on a recent trip to Jordan. Since 2010, she has been working with local Bedouin women in Petra to create and sell woven items – such as bags and yoga mats – from upcycled materials. Bedouin women have a long history of weaving tents, carpets, bags, and horse … Continue reading LUMEYO – JORDAN