Marissa Saints' Profile

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I founded Dsenyo in 2009 after living and working in Malawi, Africa. Dsenyo (dee-SEN-yo) celebrates beauty and empowerment. Our line of fair trade goods includes jewelry, handbags, ethical fashion, and gifts. Each fair trade product is handcrafted by women and artisans working to build a better life and inspire social change in their communities.

Dsenyo is the result of combining my experience in fine arts, graphic design and international development. We exist for two reasons:
ONE -- Dsenyo exists to support jobs and a stable income for women and artisans working their way out of poverty.
TWO --Dsenyo exists to create beautiful products that are all about color and design so women in the USA and other developed countries can align their spending with their values.

I am the owner, designer, sales rep, public relations…

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  • Female
  • Joined March 25, 2009

Favorite materials

African textiles, screen printed canvas, zambian leather, snare wire beads, organic cotton, hemp, vegetable tanned leather, hand carved wood, anything old with a story

About

I founded Dsenyo in 2009 after living and working in Malawi, Africa. Dsenyo (dee-SEN-yo) celebrates beauty and empowerment. Our line of fair trade goods includes jewelry, handbags, ethical fashion, and gifts. Each fair trade product is handcrafted by women and artisans working to build a better life and inspire social change in their communities.

Dsenyo is the result of combining my experience in fine arts, graphic design and international development. We exist for two reasons:
ONE -- Dsenyo exists to support jobs and a stable income for women and artisans working their way out of poverty.
TWO --Dsenyo exists to create beautiful products that are all about color and design so women in the USA and other developed countries can align their spending with their values.

I am the owner, designer, sales rep, public relations coordinator, you name it for the Dsenyo label! I a small but seriously fabulous team here in Colorado help run Dsenyo smoothly and make it all happen.

When I'm not working on Dsenyo I'm enjoying time with my two young boys who are just a joy!

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