Pulsera Project Essentials

"Color the World"

 

This 12-minute film explores the story and philosophy behind the Pulsera Project and its mission to make the world a more colorful and equal place. 

What is the Pulsera Project?

 

This short 4 minute video answers the simple question, "What is The Pulsera Project?"

The Pulsera Project in 60 Seconds

 

A one-minute introduction to the Pulsera Project, perfect for morning announcements!

Housing Program Video

 

Since 2014 the Pulsera Project's housing program has worked to acquire land, houses, and construction for dozens of homes for the artisans we work with. Hear directly from the artists who have benefited from this program. 

"A Day in The Life" 

 

Step into the shoes of a Nicaraguan high school student in this 12 minute video tracing a typical day in Nicaragua.

Las Pulseras Que Hace Mama

 

This five minute animated video (and song) is a perfect introduction to the project’s philosophy for students of all ages, based on the lives of real Nicaraguans that the project works with.

Haciendo Pulseras

Haciendo Pulseras -- "Lana"

 

Walk through the process of weaving the "Lana" style of pulsera with pulsera artisan Rommel.

Haciendo Pulseras -- "Culebreada"

 

Walk through the process of weaving the "culebreada" style pulsera with artisan Nazarena.

Haciendo Pulseras -- "Hilo Encerado"

 

Walk through the process of weaving the "encerado" style of pulsera with longtime pulsera artisan Marcos.

Haciendo Pulseras -- "Cuero"

 

Walk through the process of weaving the "cuero" style of pulsera with Teylin & Carla.

Haciendo Pulseras -- "De Nudo"

 

Walk through the process of weaving the "de nudo" style of pulsera with pulsera artisans Ingrid & Agnes.

Haciendo Pulseras -- "Papel"

 

Walk through the process of weaving the paper bead style of pulsera with UP! Nicaragua. 

Haciendo Pulseras -- "Rasta"

 

Walk through the process of weaving the iconic "Rasta" style of pulsera with artisan Fany. 

Haciendo Pulseras -- "Chaquira"

 

Walk through the process of weaving the "Chaquira" style pulsera with artisan Aurora. 

Haciendo Pulseras -- "Cuero Bolea"

 

Walk through the process of weaving the "Cuero Bolea" pulsera style with artisan Gabriel. 

Haciendo Pulseras -- "Sanik"

 

Walk through the process of weaving a pulsera with Guatemala's "Sanik" women's cooperative.

Haciendo Pulseras -- "MayaMam"

 

Walk through the process of weaving a traditional loomed pulsera with the MayayMam Weavers.

Haciendo Pulseras -- "Semilla"

 

Walk through the process of creating a "Semilla" seed pulsera with Las Mujeres del Plomo. 

Haciendo Pulseras -- "Doble Flor"

 

Walk through the process of creating a "Doble Flor" pulsera with Rosa.

Nicaraguan Life & Culture

"Juan Palacios - Leather Pulsera Maker"

 

See the process that master-craftsman Juan Palacios uses to create his unique style of pulsera...plus a traditional marimba performance!

Marcos Va Al Mercado 

 

Take a tour of the Nicaraguan marketplace with longtime pulsera artist Marcos Cajina Gonzalez.

"An Afternoon in San Marcos"

 

A short video of pulsera artist Juan de Dios weaving a pulsera at his humble home in San Marcos, Nicaragua.

Juan Carlos Mayorga Garcia 

 

Hear from the Pulsera Project's former Nicaraguan director about his life experiences, growing up in Nicaragua, and his work with the Pulsera Project.

Así Soy: El Campesino 

 

Follow Don Orlando through his morning as he shares insight on campesino life and the importance of respecting the natural environment.

Yelman's Pollos

 

Hear from pulsera maker Yelman Rodriguez about his chicken coop and how the Pulsera Project has helped him work towards his goal of owning a chicken farm one day.

Animation

Las Pulseras Que Hace Mama

 

This five minute animated video (and song) is a perfect introduction to the project’s philosophy for students of all ages, based on the lives of real Nicaraguans that the project works with.

La Aventura de Michelle

 

This five minute animated video (and song) is a perfect introduction to the project’s philosophy for students of all ages, based on the lives of real Nicaraguans that the project works with.

Michelle y la Escuela: La Hermandad

 

This five minute animated video (and song) is a perfect introduction to the project’s philosophy for students of all ages, based on the lives of real Nicaraguans that the project works with.

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The Pulsera Project

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