We investigated for a long period of time, until we finally thought up a product that originated in our personal interest, yoga, as well as something that was environmentally friendly – a relaxing Zen chair! So we started a project and created a non-governmental organization in a renowned favela of Rio de Janeiro.
After deciding on the materials we opened a workshop, where there's an average of 15 young people who we train and assist. We teach them how to make the chairs as part of their professional training, and in this way we have helped them avoid being marginalized.
The chair is available for $67.95 from Novica.