Shop By Cause: survivors of domestic violence

An estimated 1 in 4 women will experience domestic violence in their lifetime.

Domestic violence can cause individuals to lose paid work days and employment.* The Little Market sources from artisan groups and social enterprises around the globe that employ survivors of domestic violence and help them rebuild their lives.

artisan: Collective Humanity

Collective Humanity is a community-based, Cambodian social enterprise empowering women, including survivors of domestic violence, who are socially and economically underserved. Flexible schedules enable them to earn an income and simultaneously balance their family responsibilities. Collective Humanity provides educational resources, including 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.

BAMBOO STRAWS + WOVEN THROWS

Country: cambodiaTechnique: Handmade with sustainable materials

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Reusable Bamboo Straws (Set of 6)

$ 18.00

HANDMADE IN CAMBODIA

Cut out all single-use straws in your life with these sustainably harvested, hand-shaved bamboo straws. Perfect for drinking water, coffee, milkshakes, and smoothies. They conveniently come in a set of...

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Handwoven Fringe Throw - Blush

$ 180.00

HANDMADE IN CAMBODIA

Elevate any room with a modern and minimalist throw blanket that features a tassel-trim accent. This throw is lightweight and perfect to cozy up with or drape over any sofa...

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Handwoven Fringe Throw - Dusty Blue

$ 180.00

HANDMADE IN CAMBODIA

Elevate any room with a modern and minimalist throw blanket that features a tassel-trim accent. This throw is lightweight and perfect to cozy up with or drape over any sofa...

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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 have experienced a form of domestic violence or abuse. They are housed in a safe place and are given an economic opportunity to help their families rise above poverty. As a result of sustainable employment, artisans have access to fair wages, 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 including survivors of domestic violence. The artisans previously have had few income earning opportunities because of limited access to 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

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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  • 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

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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  • 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

HANDMADE IN KENYA

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...

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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 - 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...

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 survivors of domestic violence. 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

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HANDMADE IN THE UNITED STATES

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...

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  • 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

HANDMADE IN THE UNITED STATES

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...

Details

  • 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 - Peppermint

$ 10.00

HANDMADE IN THE UNITED STATES

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...

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: Sustainable Threads

Sustainable Threads is a fair trade enterprise that works with more than 10 artisan groups located in India. The underserved artisans include survivors of domestic violence. 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

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HANDMADE IN INDIA

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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Banana Bark Tassel Runner - Stripe

$ 56.00

HANDMADE IN INDIA

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 supports...

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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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Textured Stripe Pillow Cover - Ivory

$ 88.00

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HANDMADE IN INDIA

Relax in your home with this comfortable pillow that gets softer with every wash. This hand-woven pillow is made by artisans with physical disabilities and provides meaningful employment and training.Every...

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