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How Houwehand started their print or packaging design journey
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Cosmetics & Beauty
Tell us a bit about who you are and the people you reach
We sell the most amazing premium quality shea butter from Pader, Northern Uganda!
Our mission is to import bulk shea butter from Margaret, a Ugandan business women who started a local shea butter business in Northern Uganda a few years ago, and to sell this premium quality shea butter in bulk and in retail packaging to North American customers. When we got to know Margaret and listened to her story and later visited her in Uganda we decided to come alongside her to support her and her community and find a market in North-America. We have not started this business to make money for ourselves but to support the people from Northern Uganda and to give them hope for the future and a chance to rebuild their lives after years of war and poverty. We don't just want people to buy the product (although it is a fantastic product!) but we also want people to know the story behind this product and raise awareness for the situation in Northern Uganda and also give people the opportunity to be part of a bigger purpose!.
What inspires you and how do you envision the design for your business?
We need to design packaging that is appealing to the North American market. We want the packaging to reflect the country of origin. not just 'Northern Uganda' but also the fact that Northern Uganda has just come out of years of civil war and is now facing a new tomorrow with lots of opportunities. Uganda is an amazingly beautiful fertile country. The people are keen to leave the past behind and work on rebuilding their lives and their country. Shea butter from East Africa is very different from and a much higher quality than the one from West Africa. Shea butter from Pader, Northern Uganda is premium quality 100% pure, natural and unrefined. It is wild harvested and hand crafted. It is also fair trade and organic! It is a deep moisturizer for face and body, for men, women, children and babies alike.
On the top of the 4oz black plastic jar we need a 2" circle label and then a label for the side that wraps around the jar sized either 9"x1" or 9"x1.375".