Meet the Girls: Lonia

Lonia lives in La Croix, Haiti with family friends. She has two brothers and four sisters. Her father is a farmer and her mother is a merchant.

Lonia is fourteen-years-old and in the 4th grade at Nouvelle e'Cole Dexia. Her favorite subject in school is math. She wants to be a secretary when she grows up.


Whitby Handbags is a socially conscious luxury accessories line devoted to the abolishment of modern-day slavery and human trafficking through the funding of girls and boys educations around the world. Founded by Britt Adams in August 2014, Whitby launched their first collection in August 2015 with the Codet Satchel. Whitby is committed to donating 30% of their profits to nonprofit partners in Haiti, Iraq, Thailand, and Peru. The new collection will be available for purchase online and at select retailers Spring 2017.

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