HALF UNITED is fashion that feeds, having created the concept of a bullet casing to represent our fight against hunger. They prove that it is far better to give than to receive, donating a weeks worth of meals to a child in need with every product sold!
HALF UNITED has given over 150 thousands meals to children since 2010.
Surhilo was created by husband and wife team. All of their products are made with 100% natural baby alpaca or superfine alpaca fiber, sourced sustainably in Peru. When you purchase one of their garments, not only are you supporting a small business, you’re also supporting local artisans and farmers around South America. They believe in the slow fashion movement - designing, creating, and buying garments for quality and longevity while promoting fair wages, lower carbon footprints, and producing less waste.
At Clothed in Victory, we want to affirm your worth, and proclaim God's victory over your life. We're proud to champion the cause for ethically made clothing & equip you to build a wardrobe that's perfectly you.
Being Clothed in Victory means being empowered to...
+ love your beauty.
+ wear authenticity.
+ build a wardrobe that lasts.
+ honor your clothing makers.
+ above all, put on love.
At KNOWN SUPPLY, we are re-imagining apparel production in a way that honors and celebrates the people behind the clothing we buy.
As shoppers, we rarely consider the implications our purchases have on the communities who actually make the items we wear and as a result companies are incentivized to drive prices and quality lower.This needs to change. We work with under-served populations to provide meaningful work and to show the powerful impact our clothing purchases can have if made thoughtfully.
We introduce you to the woman who made your apparel in an effort to bring people back to the forefront. Each KNOWN SUPPLY product is accompanied by the signature of the person who made it.
Sex trafficking is enslaving a human against their will to perform sexual favors while someone else makes money from it. Elegantees has joined the fight against this by helping provide a new life for those brought out of it. Our mission statement is to provide hope to survivors of sex trafficking in Nepal. A positive source of income that reinforces independence, a healthy self-image, and confidence restores lives one elegant tee at a time.
To live in a world where poverty is overcome through dignified work, so families and communities can thrive.
Karama alleviates poverty by restoring dignity through creative, purposeful work for artisans, beginning in Africa. Karama nurtures artisan relationships, champion small business development, provides access to a global marketplace and invests in African teens through Young Life camp sponsorship.
Their vision is to see all people (regardless of gender, ethnicity, or geographical location) be afforded opportunities to have dignified and respectable work, and to provide for their families and flourish in their communities. HPH wants to see a universal growth in an understanding of the impact an individual can make with their time, resources, and talents. HPH believes this can do done by providing the economic, educational, and spiritual resources necessary to empower remote communities to rise above poverty.
Mercy House is a an online global marketplace. Each item in the store is made by empowered women around the world who create a product in order to provide for their families. Mercy House engages with women through maternity homes in Kenya and employment through Fair Trade Friday in more than 29 cultures around the world. By purchasing from mercy house, you are supporting these women and their families.
Prosperity Candle is a socially conscious company that delights customers through design, fragrance, and stories that brighten your heart and soul. They believe in contributing to the common good, prioritizing purpose over profit, and striving everyday to help end poverty.
FashionABLE believes that lasting change happens when we move beyond charity and focus on producing jobs that promote dignity. Every fashionABLE product is named after one of the heroic women they work with. That means every product has a story behind it. Who makes your stuff matters. How its made matters.
Ethical fashion with a mission for good. Root Collective believes your address should not determine your employment, so they partner with artisans who own their own businesses in marginalized communities to promote change through dignified jobs.
Lettered takes a personalized approach in creating custom details and designs for your ideas. Calligrapher and designer, Maggie Meyer, uses her attention to detail and eye for unique style and color in all she creates.
"Giving is true having, as the old gravestone said of the dead man. "What I spent I had, what I saved I lost, what I gave I have."-Charles Spurgeon. True Having is a mother/daughter team using Pendleton Wool to create home goods, apparel and accessories. Pendleton is known for high-quality wool and a long heritage of community involvement and social responsibility. They take remnants and give them a second life. For every sale, they donate 15% of their profits to One Day's Wages, an organization doing incredible work around the world to alleviate extreme poverty.
Sole Hope offers hope, healthier lives and freedom from foot related diseases through education, jobs and medical relief. They desire to put in place preventive methods to combat diseases that enter through the feet and to create a positive physical and spiritual difference in the lives of individuals in impoverished communities.
The Sparrow Studio' goal is to create a marketplace for handmade home decor from a cooperative of women in Africa. The cooperative is composed of 35 women in Kigali, Rwanda. They are hard working, talented, creative, beautiful moms, survivors of the massive genocide in 1994. They are also primarily HIV + and hoping to leave the sex trade and a situation defined by shame and crippling poverty. The Sparrow Studio believes that people are valuable because we are all image bearers of God.
Supporting our community means a lot to us, and it's the reason we started this business in the first place! We are located near the International District of Albuquerque, an area home to many of the refugees and recent immigrants to our city. Vibrant with culture, it is nonetheless one of Albuquerque's pockets of poverty. We are committed to creating good jobs in this area, and work with refugee resettlement programs to find many of our employees. We provide on-the-job training, health and education benefits, flexible hours, and, we hope, a great place to work!
The mission of Woven Promises is to create economic partnerships through support of entrepreneurial efforts of talented, economically struggling people in the developing world. We form these partnerships through the fair purchase and resale of their products.
Maelu embodies love, awareness, adventure and individuality. Maelu is an environmentally conscious clothing company centered upon sustainable textiles made with natural fibers and vegetable dyes. Maelu items are all handmade and hand block printed, making each item a one of a kind work of art.
Tribe Alive's passion for quality handmade clothing and responsible commerce is a platform that empowers women to raise themselves out of poverty all around the planet. Tribe Alive partners with female artisans in Guatemala, Haiti, India, Honduras, and Fort Worth, Texas to employ impoverished women at fair-trade wages. Our studios create safe work environments, dependable income, and the power to determine their own future.
We work with women we know.
We work with women we respect.
Tribe Alive is a worldwide artistic collaboration.
Revolution was founded with the purpose to build relationships and community. Their beginnings were simple. They came together as a group of women with a heart to love their neighbors. They began setting up workshops to teach women the craft of jewelry making – allowing them to generate income, grow in self-confidence and build hope for the future. When standing together, we are stronger. It is through times of crisis that supportive community is needed most. That is why Revolution exists
Founded by a young girl desiring to make a difference in the world. She traveled to Africa for the first time, and befriended women who were prostituting themselves just to feed their children. Instead of asking for hand outs, everyone was looking for opportunities. Badala's line of jewelry and accessories, and later our housewares, was born out of this request for employment.
Since launching in Kenya, we have expanded our employment programs to women and artisans across East Africa, Central America, and domestic sex trafficking survivors. Thank you for joining us in this journey to see poverty and sex trafficking ended!
JOYN began because the Murray family decided to sell everything they owned and move to Rajpur, India. They learned that in order to bring real hope and lasting change, you have to bring opportunity giving people a chance and the dignity to pull themselves out of the poverty. They discovered talented artisans in Rajpur who made beautiful textile products, but lacked availability to markets. JOYN provides employees with steady jobs, education and vocational training, medical assistance and daily meal plans.
Lila products is a mission focused business empowering marginalized men and women in the Korah community of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to create fashionable products. Their goal is to make a difference in the lives of the Korah artisans and their community by producing quality products.
ORIJINAL was born from an appreciation of unique textiles. Our core values have remained the same - a commitment to craftmanship, an appreciation for the Turkish culture that continues to inspire, a love of travel, and above all else; a celebration of the colors and textures that make each and every kilim textile one-of-a-kind. Repurposing these textiles allows us to upcycle items that would otherwise be devalued based on their condition instead of adored for their inherent beauty. Once the rug reaches our studio in NC, each necklace is affectionately crafted by our team of makers from around the world, making ORIJINAL a truly global effort.
We're about Love. Love is universal. And so is our appetite for storytelling. The Love Is Project exists to share the story of Love – in all its good, bad, joyful and painful guises – via an authentic movement from the ground up. We've seen how connecting others through the universal truth of love brings laughter, joy, and happiness.
Every purchase creates a sustainable livelihood for thousands of Maasai women and their families and expanding production from Africa to Southeast Asia & South America along the equatorial line, creating jobs while fostering local artisan craftsmanship.
Siempre Viva ensures that all items support someone else in a productive way. We work directly with indigenous artisans in different areas of Mexico including Suchitlan, Colima, Oaxaca and San Cristobal de las Casas, Chiapas. We make sure to pay them directly to ensure fair pay and working conditions. Our goal is to create economic opportunity within rural areas while preserving ancient traditions that have been passed down for centuries. We provide business mentoring to women who are able to start their own businesses by producing for us. By empowering women through employment opportunities, we provide them with a realistic + sustainable way to lift their families out of poverty.
When our "accidental company" started, we knew one thing: Grace & Lace would be more than just socks. While our desires deal with being a sought-after brand of quality, on-trend knits and clothing, and providing an incredible customer experience, we're also making a REAL difference and changing the world. We fully believe that God has given us this business as a platform; a platform to inspire others to dream big and beyond their wildest imaginations. We work with diligence and do our very best, but leave the results to God. This is His business and we are simply the stewards.