Shop By Cause: people with disabilities

People with disabilities often have few employment opportunities and face discrimination.

The Little Market sources from social enterprises around the globe that employ artisans with disabilities, ensuring these individuals have access to meaningful employment and a stable income.

artisan: Collective Humanity

Collective Humanity is a community-based, Cambodian nonprofit organization empowering socially and economically underserved women, including women with disabilities, as they rise above poverty. Flexible schedules enable them to earn an income and simultaneously balance their family responsibilities. Collective Humanity provides education, skills and household finance training, community development workshops, and healthcare programs. The organization also offers access to alternative healers for those who have experienced trauma.

blankets

Country: CambodiaTechnique: Weaving

artisan: EllieFunDay

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

Blankets

Country: IndiaTechnique: STAB-STITCHING EMBROIDERY

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Bandana Bib - Pink Stitch

$ 18.00

Make mealtime less messy! Help little ones catch their crumbs with this organic cotton bib. Each purchase empowers artisans at EllieFunDay in India. Details Approximately: 12" wide x 12" long...

Details

  • Approximately: 12" wide x 12" long
  • Knot featured on one side to easily tie together.
  • Materials: GOTS certified organic cotton
  • Machine wash cold with like colors. Gentle wash. Tumble dry on low or hang dry.
  • As with all handmade items, variations can occur.

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artisan: Kenana Knitters

Located in the agricultural community of Njoro in Kenya, Kenana Knitters works with 580 artisans including individuals with disabilities. The artisans have had few income earning opportunities because of limited access to formal education and their family responsibilities. By working with Kenana Knitters, they can earn a sustainable income, create long-term economic plans, and take care of their families with a flexible work schedule. Health clinics are run free of charge at Kenana Knitters. The organization also offers community development workshops, household finance training, literacy programs, and health and hygiene programs.

FINGER + HAND PUPPETS

Country: KenyaTechnique: Knitting

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Knitted Hand Puppet - Leopard

$ 18.00

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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  • Approximately: 8" tall
  • Care instructions: Wash by hand in tepid water or on wool cycle. Lay flat to dry and reshape.
  • Materials: 100% organic cotton and organic dyes
  • One size fits most.
  • As with all handmade items, slight variations will occur

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Knitted Hand Puppet - Lion

$ 18.00

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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  • Approximately: 8" tall
  • Care instructions: Wash by hand in tepid water or on wool cycle. Lay flat to dry and reshape.
  • Materials: 100% organic cotton and organic dyes
  • One size fits most.
  • As with all handmade items, slight variations will occur

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Knitted Hand Puppet - Monkey

$ 18.00

No monkey business here, just a lovable jungle-inspired friend. Complete with adorable detailing, like yarn hair and dainty ears, this hand puppet is hand-knit with organic cotton and fits both...

Details

  • Approximately: 8" tall
  • Care instructions: Wash by hand in tepid water or on wool cycle. Lay flat to dry and reshape.
  • Materials: 100% organic cotton and organic dyes
  • One size fits most.
  • As with all handmade items, slight variations will occur

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Knitted Hand Puppet - Tiger

$ 18.00

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...

Details

  • Approximately: 8" tall
  • Care instructions: Wash by hand in tepid water or on wool cycle. Lay flat to dry and reshape.
  • Materials: 100% organic cotton and organic dyes
  • One size fits most.
  • As with all handmade items, slight variations will occur

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artisan: Musee Bath

Based out of Canton, Mississippi, Musee Bath is a social enterprise dedicated to alleviating poverty by creating sustainable job opportunities. Musee Bath supports second chances for individuals who have endured various hardships including individuals with disabilities. Musee Bath provides a supportive and encouraging work environment, access to general and higher education, and finance training.

bath bombs

Country: united statesTechnique: hand-blending

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Bath Bomb - Vanilla

$ 10.00

Here's something sweet to enjoy before bed. Nourish your skin with this vanilla-scented bath bomb made with coconut oil and Himalayan salt. Perfect for yourself, or for a friend who deserves some self-love. Each...

Details

  • Ingredients: sodium bicarbonate, citric acid, fractionated coconut oil, vanilla, pink Himalayan salt.
  • How to use: Draw a bath, unwrap the bath bomb, place the bath bomb in water, and relax!
  • Bath bomb fizzes for about five minutes and then adds a beautiful scent.
  • Cruelty-free
  • 100% vegan
  • One time use per bomb
  • Won't stain your tub
  • As with all handmade items, some variations can occur

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Bath Bomb - Rose

$ 10.00

Stop and smell the roses. Take time to feel completely pampered from head to toe with this fizzy floral bath bomb. Made with coconut oil, dried rose petals, and Himalayan...

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  • Ingredients: sodium bicarbonate, citric acid, fractionated coconut oil, rose, pink Himalayan salt, fragrance.
  • How to use: Draw a bath, unwrap the bath bomb, place the bath bomb in water, and relax!
  • Bath bomb fizzes for about five minutes and then adds a beautiful scent.
  • Cruelty-free
  • 100% vegan
  • One time use per bomb
  • Won't stain your tub
  • As with all handmade items, some variations can occur

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Bath Bomb - Lemon

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Take a trip to your own personal day spa — from the comfort of your home. Feel rejuvenated with the scent of zesty citrus in this bath bomb made with lemon...

Details

  • Ingredients: sodium bicarbonate, citric acid, fractionated coconut oil, pink Himalayan salt, lemon essential oil, lemon peel.
  • How to use: Draw a bath, unwrap the bath bomb, place the bath bomb in water, and relax!
  • Bath bomb fizzes for about five minutes and then adds a beautiful scent.
  • Cruelty-free
  • 100% vegan
  • One time use per bomb
  • Won't stain your tub
  • As with all handmade items, some variations can occur

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Bath Bomb - Peppermint

$ 10.00

Grab a cup of hot cocoa and settle in for a luxurious bath. Made with coconut oil and Himalayan salt, this bath bomb is sure to make you feel energized from the invigorating...

Details

  • Ingredients: sodium bicarbonate, citric acid, fractionated coconut oil, peppermint, pink Himalayan salt.
  • How to use: Draw a bath, unwrap the bath bomb, place the bath bomb in water, and relax!
  • Bath bomb fizzes for about five minutes and then adds a beautiful scent.
  • Cruelty-free
  • 100% vegan
  • One time use per bomb
  • Won't stain your tub
  • As with all handmade items, some variations can occur

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artisan: Rose Ann Hall Designs

Rose Ann Hall Designs employs artisans, many of whom are living with disabilities, to produce this elegantly etched glassware. By promoting traditional Mexican arts, Rose Ann Hall Designs provides income as well as an outlet for artistic expression to individuals with few other income opportunities. Rose Ann Hall Designs takes great pride in the uniqueness of its artisans and products.

Glassware

Country: mexicoTechnique: glass etching

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French Blue Tall Leaves Glass

$ 22.00

This exquisite tumbler is perfect for a tall drink of sparkling water. Beautiful hand-etched leaves add enchanting texture and dimension to the recycled glass. Every purchase empowers Rose Ann Hall...

Details

  • Approximately 16 oz
  • Approximately 5.5" tall x 3" diameter
  • As with all handmade items, slight variations will occur
  • Care instructions: Hand washing is recommended. Do not place in microwave or freezer. Do not use to serve very hot or boiling liquids. May be washed on the top rack of the dishwasher on a normal cycle, however each glass may not touch other items. 

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Clear Wine Glass

$ 26.00

Sip a glass of your favorite red wine from this gorgeous goblet. Beautiful hand-etched flowers and leaves add enchanting texture and dimension to the recycled glass. Each purchase supports Rose...

Details

  • Approximately 16 oz
  • Approximately 8" tall x 3.5" diameter
  • As with all handmade items, variations will occur
  • Care instructions: Hand washing is recommended. Do not place in microwave or freezer. Do not use to serve very hot or boiling liquids. May be washed on the top rack of the dishwasher on a normal cycle, however, each glass may not touch other items. 

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Clear Wine Glass

$ 26.00 - $ 104.00
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Aqua Round Glass Pitcher

$ 78.00

Brew up a batch of sweet tea in this exquisite pitcher. Hand-blown and hand-etched flowers and leaves add enchanting texture and dimension to the recycled glass. Each purchase supports Rose...

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  • Approximately 64 oz
  • Approximately 10" tall x 4" diameter
  • As with all handmade items, slight variations will occur
  • Care instructions: Hand washing is recommended. Do not place in microwave or freezer. Do not use to serve very hot or boiling liquids. May be washed on the top rack of the dishwasher on a normal cycle, however each glass may not touch other items. 

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French Blue Agave Glass Snifter

$ 28.00

For the spirits connoisseur in your life. Beautiful hand-etched agave leaves add enchanting texture and dimension to this french blue snifter, made from recycled glass. Each purchase empowers Rose Ann...

Details

  • Approximately 3.5" tall x 2.5" diameter
  • As with all handmade items, slight variations will occur
  • Care instructions: Hand washing is recommended. Do not place in microwave or freezer. Do not use to serve very hot or boiling liquids. May be washed on the top rack of the dishwasher on a normal cycle, however each glass may not touch other items. 

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artisan: sustainable threads

Sustainable Threads is a fair trade enterprise that works with more than 10 artisan groups located in India. They work in partnership with underserved artisans including individuals with physical disabilities. Sustainable Threads is a member of the Fair Trade Federation and is committed to promoting rural development, entrepreneurship, and social justice in the communities in which the artisans live and work.

HOME DÉCOR + TABLEWARE

Country: IndiaTechnique: weaving

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Placemat - Moonstone

$ 14.00

Add the final touch to your table décor with these handmade placemats. These hand-woven table linens are not only functional, but they add just the right touch to any dining...

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  • Approximately: 19" long x 13" wide
  • Materials: 100% pure cotton
  • Care instructions: machine wash cold, delicate cycle. Tumble dry low.
  • As with all handmade items, variations will occur

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Placemat - Moonstone

$ 14.00 - $ 56.00
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Banana Bark Tassel Runner - Stripe

$ 56.00

A beautiful table runner is perfect for your home and dining room décor. This banana bark and cotton runner is carefully and skillfully made by artisans in India. Every purchase...

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  • Approximately 13" wide x 72" long
  • Materials: banana bark and cotton
  • Care Instructions: Wipe clean with damp cloth, spot clean with soap solution, dry in shade
  • As with all handmade items, variations will occur

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Napkin - Midnight

$ 14.00

This beautiful blue napkin adds casual elegance to any table. Machine washable and made from 100% organic cotton canvas. Each purchase empowers artisan women at Anchal Project in India. Details...

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  • Care instructions: Machine wash cold and tumble dry low. Promptly remove from dryer.
  • Materials: 1 layer of 100% GOTS certified organic cotton canvas
  • As with all handmade items, slight variations will occur

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Napkin - Midnight

$ 14.00 - $ 56.00
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Loom Pillow - Ivory

$ 88.00

Relax in your home with this comfortable pillow that gets softer with every wash. Woven from 100% cotton. Every purchase supports artisans at Sustainable Threads in India. Details Approximately 20”...

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  • Approximately 20” long x 20” wide
  • Insert is included with each purchase.
  • Features a zipper closure for easy removal.
  • Designed with minimal fabric waste.
  • Materials: 100% pure cotton
  • Pillow Insert Materials: Synthetic fill
  • Care Instructions: Machine washable.
  • As with all handmade items, variations will occur

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