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Earthquake in Indonesia

"We can make a difference, one handbag at a time."From Laga Handbags team in Indonesia-April 13, 2012"Situation today, 10 people killed so far in earthquake – 2 of them were thieves caught stealing things in the chaos (taking the law into your own hands)!Two buildings seriously damaged...Continue Reading...

Update from Indonesia

[caption id="attachment_2428" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="featured worker: Fakhrurrazi"][/caption]...Fakhrurraziby Hana Widiastuti I thought it would be a good idea to introduce to you some of the workers who sew for Laga Handbags. Each has a story and each is amazingly talented....Continue Reading...

Update: workshop

...I would like to feature five very special people here in Banda Aceh and what they are doing everyday for Laga:[caption id="attachment_1931" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Desi"][/caption]- Desy sews all of the border lines for us[caption id="attachment_1945" align="alignleft"...Continue Reading...

Update: from Aceh

...Every Saturday, our work hours end at 13.00 and this time, after I picked up my children from their school, my friends and I went to eat noodles meat balls soup which we ate with hot chili sauce, sweet soy sauce and vinegar. Ha ha ha, can you imagine how it tastes?We even sometimes put fried...Continue Reading...

Update: Packing

...Hana shared with us how our Laga bags are sent from Aceh to California:"Here I show you the way we ship our boxes. You can see the postman preparing the documents for all the boxes. Usually they cover them with plastic bags using the logo Pos Indonesia. We use airmail service for rush orders...Continue Reading...

Update: visit from America

...After Roy and Louise's last trip to Aceh, we received a note from Hana, about their time together:“When Mrs. Louise arrived in Banda Aceh on February 15th, we went to one of the local restaurants that serves a traditional food called “lead rice.”  They really enjoyed the meal as the...Continue Reading...

Update: Ance

Hana sent us some information on one of our team members in Aceh:"Ance works in our finance department and helps a lot with budgeting, reporting, and keeping track of the money.She is from Ambon in the eastern part of Indonesia.-Last April, she married her husband Arios and is...Continue Reading...

Update from Hana

We've just received another update from Hana, our manager in Aceh!Hana writes:"Our visit to Lhoksumawe this time was a little bit alluring. When Denny, my husband stopped to fill upgas, we went down to stretch. We saw many eagles of all different kinds.. Wow I have never seen aneagle so up...Continue Reading...

Update: Hana

...Happy New Year to all the Laga Hangbags fans and followers!We just received this update from Hana in Aceh, she sent us some pictures of her eventful Christmas and some delicious food!Who is Hana?Hana is the project manager overseeing sewing activities for Laga Designs International, Inc....Continue Reading...

Mt. Seulawah Agam On Alert

Mt. Seulawah Agam on Aceh has been raised to the lowest alert status (from no alert) by the Center for Volcanology and Disaster Mitigation following a series of earthquakes recorded.Mt. Seulawah Agam is the closest volcano to Banda Acheh, located approximately 35-40 kilometers (20-24 miles)...Continue Reading...

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