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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Backpacks That Give Back. Going Back to School Never Felt So Good!

Backpacks That Give Back. Going Back to School Never Felt So Good!

Make A Difference With Animal Backpacks From Kenya As school has already started for some students or is quickly approaching for others, many are scrambling to find and purchase everything on their supply list. This year instead of spending your hard earned money at the nearest mega chain store, shop...

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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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