Shop for a Cause: Gifts that Help Support HIV+ Artisans in Kenya

Shop for a Cause: Gifts that Help Support HIV+ Artisans in Kenya

Imani Workshops was created by AMPATH in 2005 to provide sustainable income opportunities to HIV-positive women in western Kenya. What started as a small shop, now employs over 100 people. Imani employees now also include individuals with disabilities and more broadly those who receive medical treatment and support from AMPATH. Ninety...

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Upcycled T's Find New Life While Providing Income to Fair Trade Artisans in Africa

Upcycled T's Find New Life While Providing Income to Fair Trade Artisans in Africa

Charitable stores like Goodwill resell gently used clothing at low prices for Americans looking for a bargain. However, when that same clothing is shipped to countries across Africa by the ton and sold in open air markets for highly competitive prices, communities suffer. Local designers, businesses and textile factories cannot compete with the imported fabrics and are shut down resulting in major...

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Beyond the Myths: Africa and Its Diversity

Beyond the Myths: Africa and Its Diversity

Take a look at memes on social media or listen to conversations of people around you and, if the subject of Africa comes up, you’re likely to hear plenty of misconceptions and wrong information! Even well-meaning and educated people believe myths about the African continent despite its diverse cultures, traditions,...

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10 Fair Trade Gifts Under $10

10 Fair Trade Gifts Under $10

Fair Trade products help communities develop, gives access to healthcare and medicine, and creates opportunity for children to excel in school. If you're shopping for ethical gifts that make a positive impact but have a tight budget this summer, we've created a list for you! 1. Chocolate Truffles   The chocolate truffles...

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Who Carves Kisii Stone?

Who Carves Kisii Stone?
Who carves kisii stone?