Pebble began as a tiny non-profit, teaching young women in Bangladesh how to knit in a spare room. It has since grown to provide jobs to more than 12,000 women in over 120 rural centers. The women can walk to work, taking their babies with them. Most of the centers have a nursery and/or preschool for the little ones. These women are being paid a fair wage, which ensures that they can feed their families 3 meals a day, send their children to school and begin saving for the future. This is changing entire communities as the women are now given a voice in traditionally very patriarchal communities. Women in these areas no longer need to leave their children with grandparents and migrate to the cities, where the main source of employment is working long days in a garment factory.
Pebble keeps families together and prevents human trafficking, forced prostitution and unsafe work environments. All Pebble products are handmade by women in Bangladesh with 100% cotton and natural materials.