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The Sien + Co Story

The idea for Sien + Co started in 2015 when Alexandra Gibson left her position in event management and booked a spontaneous trip to Nepal. The trip had the makings of a disaster: the country was reeling from the 2015 earthquake, the airline lost her bags, and her then 4 year old daughter Page was along for the ride.  The result, however, was far from disastrous. Without luggage the mom/daughter duo wandered the streets of Kathmandu and stumbled upon a group of women at a Nepali artisan cooperative and were welcomed into the fold. Five days, several pieces of knitwear, a few finger puppets and many friendships later, their luggage finally arrived and "normal" travels ensued.  That week spent gathering with other women to...

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