AncánBased in Manlia, Philippines, Ancán (/Ang-kan/) creates carefully designed handmade items. Meaning family and ancestry, Ancán values the practice of passing down things. Celebrating origins and stories otherwise forgotten, they focus ono objects that allow you to see, feel and carry a piece of a place and people – a new narrative rooted on age-old methods.
Ancán aims to support communities and preserve traditional craft in the Philippines. 10% of all proceeds go to the ff. non-profit, non-governmental organizations Real Life Foundation (provides educational assistance, leadership and character development to underprivileged Filipino youth) and the Rightstart Foundation (geared towards providing Filipino street children a safe space for creativity and development through after-school programs centered on art, music, and play).