The Little Market works with social enterprises that provide teen mothers with resources, such as education, employment, skills training, and childcare, which can help young mothers break the cycle of poverty and create stability for themselves, their children, and their communities at-large.

TEEN PREGNANCY CAN BRING SUBSTANTIAL SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC COSTS THROUGH IMMEDIATE AND LONG-TERM IMPACTS ON TEEN PARENTS AND THEIR CHILDREN.*

Bright Endeavors

hand-blending

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.

Prokritee

Weaving

Based in Bangladesh, the community-based nonprofit organization Prokritee provides dignified work to more than 2,000 women in rural communities who are rising above poverty and supporting themselves and their families. To create these baskets, they practice a basket weaving technique that is local to the area and use locally sourced recycled iron and sustainable holga leaves. Prokritee prioritizes environmentally conscious practices that are good for people and our planet.