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Who Made Your Jacket?

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

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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!

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Vancouver Entrepreneur Podcast: J4J

Jackets for Jasper co-founder and "Chief Jacket Officer" was featured on the Vancouver Entrepreneur Podcast. Listen to it here!

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And Then There Were 3 - Meet Komol!

Over the last couple of years we have often been asked, "what happens when you have fully funded Jasper and Resmi’s educations?" We can finally share with you the answer to this question: meet Komol!

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UBC Geography Alumni Magazine Feature

In the autumn of 2015, Liz was interviewed for the UBC Physical Geography Alumni magazine (Liz is an alumni of UBC Geography B.Sc. '93). Here is the article that was published as a result.
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What makes a hero?

In mid-April, just one week before the devastating earthquake, Jasper's family had already undergone a massive shift. Kamal is now working in Malaysia, away from his family. Here is the story.
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What's Shakin' Post-Earthquake

It has been 3 months since Nepal was hit by a massive and violent earthquake (7.8 on the Richter scale), that was the worst in several generations. Here's how we've used donated funds to help in Nepal - not just Jasper and Resmi's families, not just the factory workers and their families, but entire villages!

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Earthquake 1 Month Later

Over 1 month has passed since the first of the hundreds of earthquakes experienced in Nepal. The generosity of our supporters has allowed us to extend our network of aid well beyond the immediate J4J families.

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