founder Oliver Shuttlesworth was struck by how few children were able
to attend school because their parents just couldn’t afford the $20 a
year tuition. The philosophy behind ESPEROS was born: buy a bag, help
send a kid to school.
blessedly simple: ESPEROS subtracts the cost of manufacturing the bag,
then sends 50 percent of what’s left directly toward the cost of tuition. That’s amazing.
either: made in the U.S.A., they’re crafted with durable washed cotton
canvas, and have a padded laptop sleeve, an iPod pocket, and a side
pocket. It’s the kind of bag you would have bought anyway. This one just
happens to come with hope for children’s futures, too. -Lexi
Also, see our editor Liz Gumbinner talking with Al Roker about ESPEROS bag on the TODAY Show last month.