Buy for Good
Thistle Farms is the social enterprise that is run by the women of Magdalene. By hand, the women create natural bath and body products that are as good for the earth as they are for the body. Purchases of Thistle Farms products directly benefit the women by whom they were made.
Umoja Women’s Shop sells traditional, glass-beaded jewelry made by women from Umoja, Kenya who have escaped abusive lives in favor of a violence-free community in Umoja. All the color combinations are preserved from their ceremonial jewelry.
The Brave Collection sells beautiful jewelry that helps support survivors of the sex trade in Cambodia. Plus, it was founded by a 23-year-old.
Pura Vida sells jewelry providing sustainable jobs for over 30 artisans in Costa Rica. They have just released a limited edition Half the Sky Movement bracelet. Twenty percent of the proceeds will benefit Half the Sky Movement.
Shutter To Think is a collection of photographs taken by well known actors, writers, directors and musicians. 100% of the profit from the sale of each photo goes towards educating girls around the world.
Dot-to-Dot sells children’s books that feature strong girls from a variety of struggling communities. The publishers aim to educate children early on about issues of international development and the power of young girls to make a difference.
Buy the Change USA sells goods created by women in the developing world who are victims of sex trafficking, gender-based violence and deep poverty. Their mission is to encourage consumers to buy goods that support undervalued women.
Global Goods Partners sells handcrafted products by community-based organizations in marginalized regions of Asia, Africa, the Americas and the Middle East. Many of their products are made by survivors of the sex trade. Global Goods Partners also provides technical assistance to artisans building sustainable livelihoods.
Bajalia sells authentic handmade products from India, China, Africa, Afghanistan and other war-torn countries. All products -- women’s accessories, shawls, wall art, handmade paper, baskets, and more -- are fair trade.