Cloudy Sky Leatherworks produces and sells custom watch straps made of Horween Brand leather.



Thanks to customers, Cloudy Sky Leatherworks was able to make a $50 Kiva loan to Bekhal from Iraq and a $50 Kiva loan to Fausto from Paraguay

July 23, 2014

Bekhal is a true model of a persistent, self-made Iraqi woman. A 48 year old mother, she took over the prime responsibility of raising her teenage son after her divorce 15 years ago. Following her divorce Bekhal’s work as school clerk did not provide enough income to cover her and her son’s expenses. To supplement her income, she worked in the evenings for almost three years, making handicrafts and knitting wool to provide an extra income. When she realized that this extra income would not cover the increasing expenses of her growing son, she decided to build on her old hobby of hair dressing and open her own beauty salon. Although she was faced with many difficult challenges, including a lack... Continue Reading →

Cloudy Sky Leatherworks has now loaned over $1,000 to entrepreneurs in developing countries

June 10, 2014

Thanks to the hundreds of Cloudy Sky Leatherworks customers over the past year and a half for making this possible!   Cloudy Sky Leatherworks has loaned $100 to Darvin from Peru to pay for his education. Darvin was born in Bagua in the northern jungle of Peru. His parents were killed at the hands of natives of the region in an attack when he was very young. Nearly everyone in the village died that day. Miraculously, he survived. He now lives with his aunt (his mother's sister) and her husband. They have raised him since then and love him like a son. He studies industrial electronics at a technical institute. He is very excited to finish his degree and become a... Continue Reading →