Meet the Girls: Lona

Lona lives in La Croix, Haiti with her mother, father, five brothers, and two sisters. Her father is a farmer and her mother is a merchant.

Lona is nine-years-old and in the 2nd grade at Nouvelle e'Cole Dexia. Her favorite subject in school is math. She wants to be a nurse 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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