Inti supports the livelihood of Ecuadorian artisans to thrive in their communities. Cesar de la Torre and his two brothers are jewelry artisans from northern Ecuador. We have been working with the brothers for the past five years. They create beautiful, tagua jewelry. The tagua nut is indigenous to Ecuador and grows in a palm
Fair Indigo was founded to change the way the apparel industry works, and to inspire you to change the way you think about your clothes. Too often, talk of sustainability treats human beings as an afterthought. This. Must. Stop. If organic clothing is priced too good to be true, it's probably because the well
Aruna brings and sustains freedom to sexually exploited women through employment marked by holistic care. Aruna exists because sexual slavery exists. For millions personal choice has been forcibly taken from them and life has become survival. Aruna brings and sustains freedom to these young women through employment marked by holistic care. Born the youngest daughter
Pebble aims to provide employment to women in Bangladesh which fits in with the rhythm of rural life, stems the tide of economic migration to the cities and keeps families together. Shopna lives in southern Bangladesh. Her husband is a fisherman and she used to dream of being able to provide her children (a 10
Partners for Just Trade is a non-profit fair trade organization that connects impoverished artisans in developing countries with a market for their products in North America. VillageWorks is a textile group we work with in Cambodia. For one of the bag collections we do with them they screenprint the fabric. A recent popular design
Turkish Tulip works to promote and introduce traditional Turkish arts and crafts to all cultures while makes it possible for artisans to earn a fair wage. Sinan Atilla is the main artist who makes the meerschaum products we showcase. He started to learn his craft from his master when he was 13. Now as a
Greenheart Shop goes out of their way to source products and curate a collection that does as little harm as possible--to people, communities, and the environment. Sobremesa Fair Trade table linens are created by four brothers in Antigua, Guatemala, who started their company, El Tun, 25 years ago to preserve and share traditional weaving methods.
The mission of Tanzania Development Support to improve the quality of life of youth, especially girls, in the Mara region by supporting primary and secondary school improvements and other community-identified priorities. Tupendane Cottage Industry (TCI) was founded in 1983, in Musoma, Tanzania. It is a non-profit organization created to help women (mostly orphans) earn