Macy's 'Heart Of Haiti' Boosts Output Of Local Artists
Macy's is aiming to rejuvenate Haiti's ailing economy by tapping into local artists' energy through their
According to a report on NPR's All things Considered, the retail giant, in conjunction with the William J. Clinton Foundation paid artists up-front for 20,000 products to be sold in their homewares department in over 25 stores nationwide.
NPR speaks to papier-mache artist, Pascale Faublas, about hopes for the program:
"We are working on rebuilding ourselves first. This action for example here today with Macy's is one step in that sense -- to get the artisans back to work."