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Starfish Project is a non-profit organization with a social enterprise that cares for women coming out of human trafficking and exploitation. Starfish Project has employed over 100 women and has served thousands through their Community Outreach Services.
I am proud to be an Ambassador for Noonday Collection. We partner with talented artisan entrepreneurs across the globe to make a difference in some of the world’s most vulnerable communities. By developing artisan businesses through fair trade, we empower them to grow sustainably and to create dignified jobs for people who need them. Together we’re building a flourishing world where children are cherished, women are empowered, people have jobs and we are connected.
Ten Thousand Villages is more than a store. It’s a place where you can explore and connect with your global village. From communities throughout the developing world, every inspired design is crafted with love using local materials (usually natural or recycled) and time-honored skills by makers we have known and worked with for years. Every purchase improves the lives of makers by supporting their craft and providing a fair, stable income.
As studio artist for more than 20 years, and a shop owner in the wild and remote west for more than a decade, I know how special handmade things can be. My online shop stocks handmade items from small artisan businesses worldwide. We partner with carefully selected businesses and organizations which work with artisan business owners in some of the world's most vulnerable areas to provide a safe, dignified, living for their families and communities. Every Dollar Makes a Difference.
Purchase through these links to support artisan entrepeneurs supporting artisan entrepeneurs!
We have personally vetted these businesses and products. We only promote companies with verifiably ethical business standards and which use their business to serve as well as provide.
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Fantastic fair trade cottton manufacturer- factory partners make a living wage, and do not employ children for labor; working with proven partners in India that invest in the health and well-being of women and children, and are committed to eradicating child labor. They choose to limit their markups to keep prices as affordable as possible while donating $7.50—for every single bedding purchase to customer nominated charitable organizations.
A WORLD OF STYLE, CURATED UNDER ONE ROOF
Introducing global curation at its finest. We scour the globe for the coolest, most beautiful and one-of-a-kind finds, and filter them through a range of style lenses— to create unique boutiques that contain both an eclectic mix of cultures and a well-edited point of view. Each and every piece we pick has a story behind it, and embodies exemplary design. Handmade pieces and ethically sourced items, that bring human impact and fashion impact together to create feel-good goods through a look-good lens.
Darzah means "stitch" in Arabic
Darzah is a non-profit, ethical fashion brand specializing in Palestinian "tatreez" embroidery, a centuries-old art form, traditionally passed down from mother to daughter. Each of our pieces is hand-embroidered and 100% handcrafted in the West Bank. Our mission is twofold: 1) to create economic opportunities for refugee and low-income women artisans, and 2) to celebrate tatreez embroidery and Palestinian cultural heritage.
Art of Tea is an award winning importer of organic and speciality teas. Our teas are hand selected and crafted and come from Art of Tea founder's yearly journeys throughout Asia, India, the Middle East and Africa.
For every box sold, Kali is dedicated to donating sanitary products to homeless shelters throughout the US with the help of their Girl Up partnership.
Subscription Box That Gives Back! Treat yourself, or a loved one, to beautiful, distinct products from around the world that support remote artisans and farmers, delivered to you each month.
Subscription Box That Gives Back! The easiest way to SNACK SMART and DO GOOD. A monthly snack box subscription service that helps you discover the best organic or all-natural snacks delivered to your door starting from only $8/month.
For every box sent, a meal is donated to feed hungry children in America. To date, we've donated over ONE MILLION meals.
Bead & Reel Boutique
The Root Collective
Each purchase, purposeful
Hand made items are powerful. They are personal, each one containing glimpses of the story of its maker. I love making dishes, and then finding homes for these porcelain pieces of myself. As a crafts-person, I naturally value the time and skill that goes into making something by hand. As an independent startup, I also value the opportunity to make a sustainable living, a struggle in the best of circumstances. I have been unable to make work myself for a few years, and in the meantime have been thrilled to have the opportunity to partner with some remarkable businesses and organizations that support hard-working artisans in vulnerable communities rise out of poverty through business opportunities.
Please shop through these links to support small business in my neck of the woods, and worldwide. I'm happy to answer any questions or help you with your purchase. Just...