Ann and Louie, the dynamic duo behind the popular Filipino brand, Gouache Waxed Canvas bags. A brand that creates stylish specialty bags for the active, artistic urbanites and adventure lovers. They crowdfunded their project in September 2013 and raised more than 180K pesos in funding. Since then, they have expanded their line from camera bags, to knapsacks, totes, aprons, and other specialty goods. Today, Gouache is a thriving business distributing here and abroad. Something any entrepreneur starting-up aspire of achieving with their business. But despite their achievements, they continue to innovate and find ways to grow their business and the artisan communities that they have adopted.