Impress Your Friends on World Giraffe Day With These 10 Fun Facts

Impress Your Friends on World Giraffe Day With These 10 Fun Facts

World Giraffe Day is a day to celebrate, raise support, create awareness and shed light on the challenges giraffe face in the wild. By supporting World Giraffe Day YOU help save giraffes in Africa. With only 100,000 giraffes remaining in the wild, we need to act NOW!  #1.  Giraffes are...

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Design Group Helps Revamp Global Gifts' Line of Fair Trade Products

Design Group Helps Revamp Global Gifts' Line of Fair Trade Products

As fashion trends quickly rise and fall and an increase of ethically-made products are being sold, Global Gifts has discovered the world of fashion isn’t for the faint of heart. Staying on top of trends, reworking designs, sourcing materials, developing new products…it’s a process that must be mastered in order...

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Artisan Spotlight Using Up-cycled Materials: Saris from Bangladesh

Artisan Spotlight Using Up-cycled Materials: Saris from Bangladesh

Written by Emily Heller, Retail Studies Intern International Women's Day highlighted an empowered group of Tibetan Nuns who were the first women to graduate with Geshema degrees! And because there are so many women's groups to celebrate, we wanted to show you another group of females who find fair trade work...

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Tibetan Nuns Make Historical Advancements Towards Gender Equality and Women's Rights

Tibetan Nuns Make Historical Advancements Towards Gender Equality and Women's Rights

About the Tibetan Nun Project: In the mid 80s, under the auspices of the Department of Religion and Culture of the 14th Dalai Lama and the Tibetan Women's Association, the Tibetan Nuns Project (TNP) was established to assist refugee nuns from Tibet and to improve the overall status and level of...

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