"When Coles noticed that entire truckloads of the jersey fabric scraps used in the tee-shirt fabrication process were being thrown out every single day, she recognized an opportunity. Led by the creativity and genius of Haitian people who, in spite of their limited resources, manage to produce magnificent objects with all types of refuse materials, she designed a bag made entirely of the recycled materials from her plant.
Then she made a promise – a promise to make each day a little brighter for the students of the school and for her country. The purchase of each Paula | Coles, Haiti product directly pays for ONE of the annual tuition fees for one child. Depending on the item purchased, as each bag is associated specifically to one of the following tuition fees: classes, uniforms (mandatory), books, school supplies and computer classes; each of these cost a specific value determined by the non profit organization Coles works with, PRODEV, an NGO who strives to offer the best, most innovative education in Haiti."