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Thank You! Together We Made a Difference

Now that we've exceeded our original goals, we've wrapped up retail sales. We want to share our accomplishments. Here are some of the most interesting or quirkier facts and stats!


The Beginning of the End

Spring heralds the end of our 7th jacket season. We have accomplished our goals and then some... and now feels like the right time to wind J4J down. Here is what you need to know.

How the Vest Was Won

It has been a long, long journey prompted by hundreds of requests from customers. Over two years and 11 prototypes later, we finally have beautiful women's vests!

Who Made Your Jacket?

Meet the people who made your jackets, from start to finish!

Back Up and Running!

In just 3 days, the J4J Community funded the 100% of the parts and labour that Rajan needed in order to keep his factory up and running! He's already got 5 people back to work full-time.

Power to the People - "Crowdfunding-Style"...

Updated Feb 14: We Did It!!

Before Christmas, we shared a story about the lengthy fuel shortage in Nepal and how it has affected our manufacturing team. Now, we'd like to share with you the plan we've made with him to get him back up and running and we'd love for you to help!


Our Jackets... ♫ What's Fuel Got to Do With It? ♬

Nepal is in the grip of a crippling fuel crisis. No matter when you purchase a jacket - before or after Christmas - you're helping 7 tailors earn fair wages to support their families during a time when work is more scarce than fuel.

And we have some new jackets in stock!


Where in the World was your Jacket Made?

All of our Jackets for Jasper are made in Nepal, in Kathmandu, at Rajan's house in his factory. Would you like to see where your jacket came from? Let us take you on a short photo tour!


Choosing Fabric Colours... in the Dark!

Have you ever had to pick a colour to paint a room? Or select the shirt that would best go with your pants? We've all had occasion to pick a colour for one thing or another... but all the colours we've selected for our jackets were chosen in the dark!


Leaving… On a Jet Plane…

We're going to Nepal! This Friday! We're hoping to bring a second hand smart phone and lap top computer to provide our friends internet access.
And we'd like to bring back photos, videos and stories: what do you want to know?!