Shop By Cause: Skill Development

Lack of skills and education can perpetuate poverty and inequality.*

We ethically source products from artisan groups and social enterprises that focus on skill development, including literacy programs, finance and vocational training, computer classes, and job training. This empowers artisans to attain sustainable employment and improve standards of living. 

artisan: Ajiri

Ajiri is a Kenyan social enterprise that strives to create employment opportunities for women and to support the education of the country’s orphan children. The social enterprise works with farmworkers to source flavorful, hand-picked tea and coffee and supports the artisan women who design its recyclable packaging. Ajiri provides farmworkers with fair, living wages and access to beneficial workshops on topics ranging from literacy to nutrition.

Coffee + Tea

Country: KenyaTechnique: Farming

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Kenyan Black Tea

$ 10.00

Cozy up with a cup of delicious black tea. The taste is bold and full-bodied, perfect for any tea-lover. Each purchase supports artisans and farmworkers at Ajiri in Kenya. Details...

Details

  • This packaging is made by hand by women using dried banana bark. Inside of each box is beautiful twine made of dried banana bark and decorated with beads made from recycled magazine paper. The designs can be repurposed for artwork, notecards, and more.
  • Approximately 4.5" tall x 4.5" wide x 3" deep

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Organic Green Tea

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Enjoy a cup of delicious tea while filling up with beneficial antioxidants. This tea is perfect for gifting or having on hand in your kitchen. Each purchase supports artisans and...

Details

  • This packaging is made by hand by women using dried banana bark. Inside of each box is beautiful twine made of dried banana bark and decorated with beads made from recycled magazine paper. The designs can be repurposed for artwork, notecards, and more.
  • Approximately 4.5" tall x 4.5" wide x 3" deep

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Organic Chamomile Tea

$ 10.00

End the day with the perfect amount of sweetness in a cup of soothing chamomile tea. This tea has delicious flavors of honey and apple and a light floral aroma....

Details

  • Naturally caffeine-free
  • This packaging is made by hand by women using dried banana bark. Inside of each box is beautiful twine made of dried banana bark and decorated with beads made from recycled magazine paper. The designs can be repurposed for artwork, notecards, and more.
  • Approximately 4.5" tall x 4.5" wide x 3" deep

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Organic Rooibos Tea

$ 10.00

Indulge in a cup of fresh and flavorful rooibos tea. This tasty tea can be served hot or cold at your next get together. Each purchase supports artisans and farmworkers...

Details

  • Caffeine-free & naturally high in antioxidants.
  • This packaging is made by hand by women using dried banana bark. Inside of each box is beautiful twine made of dried banana bark and decorated with beads made from recycled magazine paper. The designs can be repurposed for artwork, notecards, and more.
  • Approximately 4.5" tall x 4.5" wide x 3" deep

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artisan: Basha

Basha’s high quality, unique kantha products are handmade by strong women in Bangladesh, many of whom are survivors of human sex trafficking. The women complete a training and rehabilitation program prior to beginning work. Basha also provides weekly educational opportunities including literacy and life skills programs. The artisans receive medical support, counseling, and daycare assistance.

Quilts

Country: BangladeshTechnique: EMBROIDERY + KANTHA STITCHING

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Little Kantha Quilt - No. 328

$ 98.00

Cozy up with this one-of-a-kind kantha quilt. The perfect size for a baby blanket. This beautiful quilt is made with layers of vintage cotton saris, hand-sewn together by a traditional...

Details

  • Approximately 40" long x 40" wide
  • Care instructions: Machine wash cold. Tumble dry low.
  • Our kanthas are made of layers of repurposed fabric hand-stitched together. This quilt features two sides of beautiful, one-of-a-kind patterns. You will never find the same fabric twice.
  • As with all handmade items, variations will occur.

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Little Kantha Quilt - No. 333

$ 98.00

Cozy up with this one-of-a-kind kantha quilt. The perfect size for a baby blanket. This beautiful quilt is made with layers of vintage cotton saris, hand-sewn together by a traditional...

Details

  • Approximately 40" long x 40" wide
  • Care instructions: Machine wash cold. Tumble dry low.
  • Our kanthas are made of layers of repurposed fabric hand-stitched together. This quilt features two sides of beautiful, one-of-a-kind patterns. You will never find the same fabric twice.
  • As with all handmade items, variations will occur.

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Small Kantha Quilt - No. 363

$ 140.00

Cozy up with this one-of-a-kind blanket, perfect for a twin-sized bed. This beautiful quilt is made with layers of vintage cotton saris, hand-sewn together by a traditional kantha stitch. This...

Details

  • Approximately 80" long x 70" wide
  • Fits a twin-sized bed
  • Care instructions: Machine wash cold. Tumble dry low.
  • Our kanthas are made of layers of repurposed fabric hand-stitched together. This quilt features two sides of beautiful, one-of-a-kind patterns. You will never find the same fabric twice.
  • As with all handmade items, variations will occur.

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Medium Kantha Quilt - No. 387

$ 198.00

Cozy up with this one-of-a-kind blanket, perfect for a full- or queen-sized bed. This beautiful quilt is made with layers of vintage cotton saris, hand-sewn together by a traditional kantha...

Details

  • Approximately 94" long x 94" wide
  • Fits a full- or queen-sized bed
  • Care instructions: Machine wash cold. Tumble dry low.
  • Our one-of-a-kind kanthas are made of layers of repurposed fabric hand-stitched together. This quilt features a beautiful pattern on one side, and you will never find the same design twice.
  • As with all handmade items, variations will occur.

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artisan: Beyond Good

Beyond Good is committed to creating dignified work opportunities for some of the most underserved groups in Madagascar. Approximately 70 percent of the cocoa in the world comes from Africa, while less than 1 percent of the world’s chocolate is made there. Beyond Good works closely with cocoa farmworkers to train them with essential skills and provides the necessary resources to make chocolate on the ground, from bean to bar, while they earn fair wages and work in safe environments.

Chocolate

Country: MadagascarTechnique: Farming

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Dark Chocolate - Salted Almond

$ 5.00

Try a chocolate bar that's the perfect for the chocolate lover, combining dark chocolate, sea salt, and almonds. It makes our mouths water just thinking about it. It's made from superior...

Details

  • 63% Cocoa
  • Size: 2.64 oz.
  • USDA Organic, Project non-GMO verified, Vegan, Kosher, Gluten-Free, Soy Free
  • Ingredients: Organic cocoa beans, organic cane sugar, organic almond nibs, organic cocoa butter, organic sunflower lecithin (emulsifier), sea salt
  • Chocolate was prepared where nuts were handled.

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Dark Chocolate - Sea Salt and Nibs

$ 5.00

Indulge in the rich flavor of this creamy dark chocolate bar. Made from superior grade and organic cocoa, it includes cocoa bean nibs and a sprinkle of sea salt for a...

Details

  • 63% Cocoa
  • Size: 2.64 oz.
  • USDA Organic, Project non-GMO verified, Vegan, Kosher, Gluten-Free, Soy Free
  • Ingredients: Organic cocoa beans, organic cane sugar, organic cocoa nibs, organic cocoa butter, organic sunflower lecithin (emulsifier), Sea salt
  • Chocolate was prepared where nuts were handled.

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Dark Chocolate - Toasted Coconut

$ 5.00

Try this deliciously luxurious dark chocolate bar combined with tasty toasted coconut for a quick escape to a tropical island beach. It's proudly made from superior grade and organic cocoa....

Details

  • 70% Cocoa
  • Size: 2.64 oz.
  • Vegan, Kosher, Gluten-Free, Soy Free
  • Ingredients: Organic cocoa beans, organic cane sugar, organic cocoa butter, organic sunflower lecithin (emulsifier), toasted coconut, natural coconut flavoring, vanilla extract
  • Chocolate was prepared where nuts were handled.

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80% Dark Chocolate

$ 5.00

This delectable bar is perfect for the chocolate lover. Made from superior grade and organic cocoa, it's dark and rich and has an exceptionally smooth aftertaste. Each purchase supports farmworkers...

Details

  • 80% Cocoa
  • Size: 2.64 oz.
  • USDA Organic, Project non-GMO verified, Vegan, Kosher, Gluten-Free, Soy Free
  • Ingredients: Organic cocoa beans, organic cane sugar, organic cocoa butter, organic sunflower lecithin (emulsifier)
  • Chocolate was prepared where nuts were handled.

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artisan: Bright Endeavors

Bright Endeavors empowers young mothers from under-resourced communities. Through a job training program, the hardworking women are equipped with career skills, professional development, and a life-changing means to succeed in the workforce. They are empowered to build a bright career path, raise strong families, and create loving homes and communities.

SOAKING SALTS + SUGAR SCRUBS

Country: United StatesTechnique: Hand-blending

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Soaking Salt - Coconut

$ 22.00

Treat your skin to this luxurious coconut soaking salt. This bath essential has been made with love using pink Himalayan salt and fragrance oil. Each purchase empowers young mothers at...

Details

  • 8 oz.
  • Phthalate-free
  • For best results, use within 6 months of opening.
  • Ingredients: pink Himalayan sea salt and coconut fragrance oil
  • As with all handmade items, slight variations can occur.

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Soaking Salt - Peppermint

$ 22.00

Feel relaxed and rested after bathing with this soaking salt. It has been carefully hand-blended from peppermint essential oil and pink Himalayan sea salt. Each purchase empowers young mothers at...

Details

  • 8 oz.
  • Phthalate-free
  • For best results, use within 6 months of opening.
  • Ingredients: pink Himalayan sea salt and peppermint essential oil (fragrance)

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Sugar Scrub - Orange

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Refresh your tired skin with a deep exfoliation. Achieve irresistibly soft and hydrated skin with a sugar and coconut oil scrub. Infused with tangerine essential oil and dried orange peel...

Details

  • Approximately: 6 oz.
  • Glass container: 3" tall x 2.5" wide
  • For best results, use within 6 months of opening.
  • Caution: essential and fragrance oils may be irritating to some skin types.
  • As with all handmade items, variations will occur.

Ingredients + Benefits

  • Sugar: exfoliates + softens
  • Coconut Oil: moisturizes + hydrates
  • Tangerine Essential Oil: anti-fungal, anti-septic + anti-spasmodic properties, relieves soreness + calms
  • Full Ingredients: white sugar, tangerine essential oil, dried orange peel

How To Use

  • Massage scrub gently on to damp skin in circular motion. Thoroughly rinse clean with warm water. Pat dry and enjoy freshly exfoliated, soft, and hydrated skin.
  • For external use only.
  • Recommended for body.
  • Proceed with caution on face and lips.
  • Recommended use: 1 to 3 times a week, depending on skin sensitivity.

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Sugar Scrub - Vanilla

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Refresh your tired skin with a deep exfoliation. Achieve irresistibly soft and hydrated skin with a sugar and coconut oil scrub. Infused with vanilla fragrance oil for a relaxing experience....

Details

  • Approximately: 6 oz.
  • Glass container: 3" tall x 2.5" wide
  • For best results, use within 6 months of opening.
  • Caution: essential and fragrance oils may be irritating to some skin types.
  • As with all handmade items, variations will occur.

Ingredients + Benefits

  • Sugar: exfoliates + softens
  • Coconut Oil: moisturizes + hydrates
  • Vanilla Fragrance Oil: antioxidant properties
  • Full Ingredients: white sugar, brown sugar, coconut oil, vanilla fragrance oil

How To Use

  • Massage scrub gently on to damp skin in circular motion. Thoroughly rinse clean with warm water. Pat dry and enjoy freshly exfoliated, soft, and hydrated skin.
  • For external use only.
  • Recommended for body.
  • Proceed with caution on face and lips.
  • Recommended use: 1 to 3 times a week, depending on skin sensitivity.

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artisan: Corr - The Jute Works

CORR - The Jute Works empowers rural women in Bangladesh through handicraft production. The women have previously had limited access to formal education and now make beautiful products with local materials during time between household activities. CORR - The Jute Works not only creates market access, but it also provides job training and develops leadership skills.

sustainable totes

Country: bangladeshTechnique: Sewing

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Shopping Tote - Human Rights Watch

$ 20.00

With each purchase of this limited edition tote, The Little Market will donate half of the purchase price to Human Rights Watch, a leading defender of human rights worldwide. HRW's...

Details

  • Approximately: 15.5" wide x 11.5" tall x 7.5" deep
  • Materials: LDPE lamination coated jute fabric, AZO-free ink
  • Laminated interior is water-resistant
  • Care instructions: Spot clean exterior. Wipe interior clean with damp cloth.
  • As with all handmade items, slight variations will occur

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Shopping Tote - Empower Women (double-sided)

$ 24.00

The Little Market believes in the economic empowerment of women. If you invest in women, you are ultimately helping to support their families and communities as well. Thank you for...

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  • Approximately: 16" wide x 15" tall x 9" deep
  • Materials: LDPE lamination coated jute fabric, AZO-free ink
  • Laminated interior is water-resistant
  • Care instructions: Spot clean exterior. Wipe interior clean with damp cloth.
  • As with all handmade items, slight variations will occur

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Gift Tote - Rainbow

$ 14.00

Tote around every color of the rainbow with this reusable burlap bag. Each purchase empowers artisan women at CORR - The Jute Works in Bangladesh. Details Small Approximately: 8" wide...

Details

  • Small Approximately: 8" wide x 10" tall x 6" deep.
  • Medium Approximately: 10" wide x 12" tall x 6" deep.
  • Large Approximately: 12" wide x 12" tall x 8" deep
  • Materials: Cotton lining, jute fabric, AZO-free ink.
  • Care instructions: Spot clean exterior. Wipe interior clean with damp cloth.
  • As with all hand-woven items, slight variations will occur.
  • Customize it! Contact our Customer Support Team at (800) 404-3300 or email hello@thelittlemarket.com to learn about adding your own unique message to this bag.

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Gift Tote - Cheers

$ 14.00

Celebrate someone special with a gift in this burlap bag. Choose from three sizes and black or white ink to find your perfect tote. Each purchase empowers artisans at CORR...

Details

  • Medium Approximately: 10" wide x 12" tall x 6" deep
  • Large Approximately: 12" wide x 12" tall x 8" deep
  • Materials: LDPE lamination coated jute fabric, AZO-free ink
  • Laminated interior is water-resistant
  • Care instructions: Spot clean exterior. Wipe interior clean with damp cloth.
  • As with all handmade items, slight variations will occur
  • Customize it! Contact our Customer Support Team at (800) 404-3300 or email hello@thelittlemarket.com to learn about adding your own unique message to this bag.

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artisan: EllieFunDay

EllieFunDay partners with an artisan group consisting of 40 women working as part of a sewing unit. Many of these artisans are single mothers; some of them have experienced a form of domestic violence or abuse. The 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: Gaia

GAIA’s mission is to empower underserved refugee women living in Dallas, Texas through employment, encouragement, and dedication to their long-term success here in the United States. The women transform vintage and artisan-made textiles into home and personal accessories, with a focus on sustainability and quality design. While providing a living wage and continued training and development, GAIA’s goal is to help lead these resilient women to financial independence and self-sufficiency.

Accessories

Country: United StatesTechnique: Jewelry Making

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Leather Tassel Keychain - Black

$ 30.00

Add charm to your purse, keys, or clutch with a lovely leather tassel. This fringe keychain is handmade by refugee women, and it's the perfect accessory to get for a...

Details

  • Approximately 6.5" long
  • Materials: genuine suede, lambskin leather, brass lobster, brown leather loop
  • Care instructions: Gently remove dirt with a suede brush or eraser.
  • As with all handwoven items, variations will occur

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Small Leather Tassel Keychain - Rose

$ 30.00

Add charm to your purse, keys, or clutch with a lovely leather tassel. This fringe keychain is handmade by refugee women, and it's the perfect accessory to get for a...

Details

  • Approximately 4.5" long
  • Materials: genuine suede, lambskin leather, brass lobster, and brown leather loop
  • Care instructions: Gently remove dirt with a suede brush or eraser.
  • As with all handmade items, slight variations will occur

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Girl's Mini Heart Purse - Blockprint

$ 44.00

Show some love for your little one with this little heart-shaped bag. Handmade and hand-woven with recycled fabrics, it's just the right size. Each purchase supports female refugees at GAIA...

Details

  • Approximately 7" wide x 7" tall; 15" strap
  • Care instructions: Spot clean fabric.
  • As with all handmade items, slight variations will occur

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Girl's Mini Heart Purse - Wildflowers

$ 44.00

Show some love for your little one with this little heart-shaped bag. Handmade and hand-woven with recycled fabrics, it's just the right size. Each purchase supports female refugees at GAIA...

Details

  • Approximately 7" wide x 7" tall; 15" strap
  • Care instructions: Spot clean fabric.
  • As with all handmade items, slight variations will occur

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artisan: Haiti Design Co.

The main mission behind Haiti Design Co. is to create sustainable development through design, training, and job creation; the nonprofit’s mantra comes from an old Haitian proverb that means “Many hands make the load light.” In a collaborative work environment, artisans have access to essential resources such as healthcare and seminars on leadership development training and mental health awareness.

ACCESSORIES + HOME DÉCOR

Country: HaitiTechnique: EMBROIDERY, JEWELRY MAKING, LEATHERWORKING, + SEWING

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Leather Portfolio - Black

$ 102.00

Look like you mean business at your next meeting with this portfolio. This bag has been hand-stitched using locally sourced leather. Each purchase supports artisans at Haiti Design Co. Details...

Details

  • Approximately 13.75" wide, 10" tall
  • Care instructions: To remove dirt, apply a small amount of leather cleaner with a clean, soft cloth using a circular motion. Wipe off the residue. Let air dry completely. May use leather moisturizer if needed to bring back its natural luster. Leather cleaner is not recommended for ink, grease, or oil stains.
  • Made with full-grain Haitian vegetable-tanned leather
  • As with all handmade items, slight variations will occur

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Beaded Leather Tassel - Tan

$ 24.00

Never fumble for your keys again. This genuine leather tassel is a stylish and functional addition to any keyring. Features brass hardware and pattern detail with glass beads. Each purchase...

Details

  • Approximately 9" long in total (4" tassel and 5" loop)
  • Materials: Genuine leather tassel fob with glass bead accent and brass hardware
  • Care instructions: Gently remove dirt with a suede brush or eraser.
  • As with all handmade items, slight variations will occur

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Leather Key Fob - Chocolate

$ 24.00

Easily keep track of your keys with this stylish key fob. It was beautifully handmade using locally sourced leather. Every purchase supports artisans at Haiti Design Co. Details Approximately 1"...

Details

  • Approximately 1" wide, 7" tall
  • Hand-stitched with full-grain Haitian vegetable-tanned leather
  • Features solid brass hardware
  • Care instructions: Gently remove dirt with a suede brush or eraser.
  • As with all handmade items, slight variations will occur

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Leather Keyring - Chocolate

$ 18.00

Easily keep track of your keys with this stylish keychain. It was beautifully handmade using locally sourced and sturdy leather. Every purchase supports artisans at Haiti Design Co. Details Materials:...

Details

  • Materials: locally sourced leather and brass
  • Care instructions: Gently remove dirt with a suede brush or eraser.
  • Includes key ring
  • Approximately: 4" long
  • As with all handmade items, slight variations can occur.

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artisan: Inspired Peru

Inspired Peru is an artisan cooperative consisting of 35 artisans; the majority are widows and heads of household from indigenous communities in the Peruvian highlands. Ethically sourced, local alpaca wool is used to craft products, such as stuffed animals and accessories, that celebrate the artisans’ ancestral and cultural heritage. At Inspired Peru, artisans are empowered to transmit their traditional skills to future generations while expanding their business and leadership skills.

ACCESSORIES + STUFFED ANIMALS

Country: PeruTechnique: HANDCRAFTING WITH ALPACA PLUSH

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Alpaca Stuffed Animal - Sheep

$ 46.00

Count your blessings and stuffed animals at bedtime. Little ones will love cuddling with this fluffy stuffed animal. Each purchase empowers artisans at Inspired Peru in Peru. Details Approximately 11-12"...

Details

  • Approximately 11-12"
  • Materials: hypoallergenic alpaca hair and synthetic fiber
  • No animal cruelty is involved in the sourcing of the alpaca hair
  • Care instructions: Spot clean with a damp towel
  • As with all handmade items, variations in color or details may occur

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Alpaca Stuffed Animal - Brown Alpaca

$ 46.00

Perfect for the little animal-lover in your life, kids will love cuddling with this fluffy stuffed alpaca. Each purchase empowers artisan women at Inspired Peru. Details Approximately 10" tall Materials:...

Details

  • Approximately 10" tall
  • Materials: hypoallergenic alpaca hair and synthetic fiber
  • No animal cruelty is involved in the sourcing of the alpaca hair
  • Care instructions: Spot clean with a damp towel
  • As with all handmade items, variations in color or details may occur

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Alpaca Stuffed Animal - Bunny

$ 24.00

Show somebunny you care. This fluffy stuffed animal is a great gift for baby showers and kids' birthdays. Each purchase empowers artisans at Inspired Peru in Peru. Details Small: approximately...

Details

  • Small: approximately 5-6"
  • Large: approximately 11-12"
  • Materials: hypoallergenic alpaca hair and synthetic fiber
  • No animal cruelty is involved in the sourcing of the alpaca hair
  • Care instructions: Spot clean with a damp towel
  • As with all handmade items, variations in color or details may occur

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Alpaca Stuffed Animal - Penguin

$ 24.00

This fluffy stuffed animal is the perfect holiday gift. Little ones will love waddling with and cuddling with this penguin. Each purchase empowers artisans at Inspired Peru in Peru. Details...

Details

  • Small: approximately 5-6"
  • Large: approximately 11-12"
  • Materials: hypoallergenic alpaca hair and synthetic fiber
  • No animal cruelty is involved in the sourcing of the alpaca hair
  • Care instructions: Spot clean with a damp towel
  • As with all handmade items, variations in color or details may occur

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artisan: Kenana Knitters

Located in the agricultural community of Njoro in Kenya, Kenana Knitters works with 580 artisans, the majority of whom are women. The artisans have had few income earning opportunities because of limited access to a 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 workshop 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...

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 - 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...

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 - 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: Lula Mena

Based out of El Salvador, Lula Mena is a microenterprise working with approximately 75 artisans between the ages of 23 and 65. The artisans live in underserved communities, and, by working with Lula Mena, they receive skills training and a fair income while maintaining job security. The designs are based on five principles: eco-friendly practices, handmade, fair trade, innovation, and women empowerment.

Textiles + Dècor

Country: El SalvadorTechnique: Weaving

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Natural Tassel Blanket - Gray Tassels

$ 108.00

Choose coziness with this gray tassel blanket, ideal for chilly nights or warming up by the fireplace. Each purchase empowers artisans at Lula Mena in El Salvador. Details Approximately 56" long...

Details

  • Approximately 56" long x 85" wide
  • As with all handmade items, slight variations will occur
  • We source the best materials we can find. As far as the cotton, we aim for the best cotton and you can see it by the quality on our products. We use raw cotton and then add polyester color threads. Sourced from textile places.

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Indigo Shibori Pillow Cover

$ 64.00

Add a touch of bohemian flair to your home with this indigo pillow cover. Looks great on any sofa, bed, or pillowscape. Each purchase empowers artisans at Lula Mena in...

Details

  • Purchase includes pillow cover only.
  • Approximately 30" long x 18" wide
  • As with all handmade items, variations will occur

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Tassel Hammock - Natural

$ 298.00

Relax in style with this handmade, neutral hammock. Fun tassels make this the perfect place to take an afternoon nap, to read, or to just kick back. Each purchase empowers...

Details

  • Approximately 26" x 72"
  • Hammock stand and hardware not included
  • As with all handmade items, slight variations will occur
  • Care Instructions: Dry clean recommended. Material is not water-resistant. Please note this hammock holds up to 220 pounds and seats up to two individuals.

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Tassel Pillow Cover - Turquoise

$ 42.00

Add color to your bed or couch with this whimsical pillow cover. Hand-woven on a loom, these pillow covers preserve traditions passed down for generations. Each purchase empowers artisans at...

Details

  • Purchase includes pillow cover only.
  • Approximately 26" long x 14" wide
  • Materials: 90% Cotton, 10% Polyester
  • Care instructions: Spot wash with a damp cloth or remove the insert and machine wash in delicate. Lay flat to dry.
  • As with all handmade items, variations will occur

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artisan: MADE by DWC of the Downtown Women’s Center

MADE by DWC, the social enterprise component of the Downtown Women's Center in Los Angeles, CA, provides intensive job-training and transitional employment opportunities within product and retail environments. These programs give the essential skills and support needed to transition out of homelessness. Through dignified work, participants can rebuild their self-esteem and create safer, healthier futures.

soaps

Country: United StatesTechnique: MELT + POUR SOAPMAKING

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Soap - Peppermint

$ 12.00

So fresh, so clean! Designed for sensitive skin and scented with 100% essential peppermint oil, this soap is handmade in small batches from high-quality ingredients, including vitamin E, mango butter,...

Details

  • Approximately: 6 oz.
  • Ingredients: peppermint essential oil, palm oil, coconut oil, lauric acid, glycerin (kosher), honey, mango butter, purified water, sodium hydroxide, sodium lauryl sulfate, sorbitol, triethanolamine, sodium chloride, goat’s milk, vitamin E oil, sorbitan oleate, soy bean protein, titanium dioxide
  • As with all handmade items, slight variations can occur

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