Shop By Cause: HIV/Aids

The United Nations estimates that almost 38 million people globally are living with HIV; many of them do not have access to treatment.*

The Little Market works with social enterprises that provide individuals with HIV access to regular health check-ups, family planning, treatment, counseling, and a sustainable income so they can care for themselves and their families.

artisan: EllieFunDay

EllieFunDay partners with an artisan group consisting of 40 women, including artisans living with HIV, who work as part of a sewing unit. The artisans have access to job training, fair wages, dignified employment, healthcare, and educational resources.

blankets

Country: IndiaTechnique: STAB-STITCHING EMBROIDERY

artisan: Kenana Knitters

Located in the agricultural community of Njoro in Kenya, Kenana Knitters works with 580 artisans, the majority of whom are women. Kenana Knitters provides artisans with access to regular health check-ups, family planning, HIV treatment and counseling, and educational opportunities.

FINGER + HAND PUPPETS

Country: KenyaTechnique: Knitting

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Knitted Hand Puppet - Leopard

$ 18.00

HANDMADE IN KENYA

Leopard spots are used to help them camouflage, but this feline friend stands out from the pack. Complete with adorable detailing, like yarn whiskers and brown spots, this hand puppet...

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Knitted Hand Puppet - Lion

$ 18.00

HANDMADE IN KENYA

Make friends with the king of the jungle. Complete with a yarn mane, this lion hand puppet is hand-knit with organic cotton and fits both adults and kid, making it...

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Knitted Hand Puppet - Zebra

$ 18.00

HANDMADE IN KENYA

Black and white and fun all over. Complete with adorable detailing, like yarn hair and fun stripes, this zebra hand puppet is hand-knit with organic cotton and fits both adults...

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Knitted Hand Puppet - Tiger

$ 18.00

HANDMADE IN KENYA

A friendly feline as unique as a tiger's stripes. Complete with adorable detailing, like yarn whiskers and black stripes, this tiger hand puppet is hand-knit with organic cotton and fits...

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artisan: Tribal Textiles

Tribal Textiles is a Zambia-based social enterprise that works with more than 100 artisans including women, indigenous populations, and individuals who have been diagnosed with HIV. Tribal Textiles empowers artisans with sustainable employment, a safe and supportive work environment, housing benefits, healthcare support, nutritious meals, and training opportunities.

Pillows

Country: ZambiaTechnique: STARCH RESIST TEXTILE PAINTING

artisan: Womencraft

WomenCraft is a social enterprise and member of the World Fair Trade Organization working with artisans from Tanzania, Burundi, and Rwanda. The artisans include women living with HIV, and many of the artisans assume the responsibility of caring for HIV orphans, the surviving children of extended family members who lost their battles to AIDS. With WomenCraft, artisans can increase their crop yield while having a work-family life balance, send their children to school, and provide better nutrition and healthcare.

Baskets

Country: TanzaniaTechnique: Weaving

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Round Knitting Basket - Natural

$ 98.00

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HANDMADE IN TANZANIA

Tackle clutter while elevating your home décor with these handmade baskets. Each basket has been hand-woven from sustainable grasses and recycled grain sacks.Every purchase empowers weavers at WomenCraft in Tanzania....

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Woven Basket - White

$ 40.00

HANDMADE IN TANZANIA

Style this wide woven basket on its own or use it to keep away clutter. Handmade from natural grasses, this white bowl is ideal for holding keys, jewelry, or fruit,...

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Woven Basket - White

$ 40.00 - $ 90.00
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Round Woven Storage - Natural

$ 158.00

HANDMADE IN TANZANIA

A-tisket, a-tasket, a multifunctional basket! These baskets look like home décor but function like storage. Each basket has been hand-woven from sustainable grasses and recycled grain sacks.Every purchase empowers weavers...

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Lidded Basket - White

$ 68.00

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HANDMADE IN TANZANIA

These multipurpose storage baskets are sure to add style and function to any room in your home. Each basket has been hand-woven from sustainable grasses and recycled grain sacks.Every purchase...

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