THE WOMEN IN YOUR LIFE
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Global Closet is partnering with six women’s groups from around the world to bring happiness to women near and far.
When buying directly from an African artisan, you're buying more than just a product. You're buying days, weeks and months of frustration and moments of pure joy. You aren't just buying a thing; you're buying a piece of heart, part of a soul, a moment in someone's life. Most important, you're buying an opportunity out of poverty for the artisan and his or her family.
Sasa Designs is a catalyst for transformation.
With an estimated unemployment rate of 85% nationwide, few deaf have ever had the opportunity to support themselves or explore their potential. Deafness in Kenya carries grave stigma that leads to deaf individuals being ostracized and in the worst of cases, abused. Upon joining Sasa Designs, a deaf woman becomes an artisan – carefully cultivating a skill set that grows along with her confidence. A woman who has spent a lifetime feeling like a burden, can now take care of herself and her children.
Indika is a fair-trade, eco-friendly organization providing job opportunities to skilled silk artisans in India. Each artisan has the freedom to design and produce her own styles giving each card a personal and distinct quality.
All cards are produce with high-quality paper derived from silk using only local and sustainable resources.
“Equal opportunity for women, a brighter future for all.”
Each candle is handmade to order, one at a time.
Every Prosperity candle is artfully handmade by women artisans. The artisans behind our ethically made candles are building brighter futures for themselves and their families in western Massachusetts after years in refugee camps.
By providing a source of income for marginalized women, Malia Designs can lessen the likelihood that these women will be re-victimized or become victims of trafficking.
Each handbag is handcrafted by women in Cambodia, made from locally source upcycle materials.
Marquet is a fair trade organization empowering women in Thailand and Vietnam to overcome poverty.
By working closely with the artisans, Marquet builds relationships based on trust and respect.