This week’s Do-Gooder Company series is all about celebrating those special women in your life. They are boo-boo kissers, poop-cleaners, tantrum-tamers, and they deserve all best things in life. Below are some companies that allow you give awesome gifts and Do Good all at the same time! Click on any of the pictures for a link to purchase.
“Raven + Lily currently helps employ marginalized women in Africa, India, Cambodia and the United States at fair trade wages to give them access to a safe job, sustainable income, healthcare, education, and a real chance to break the cycle of poverty for themselves and their families. Every product from Raven + Lily is handmade, fair trade and eco-friendly.” What a great way to celebrate your mom by giving her a beautiful handmade product that empowers women around the world!
They offer 4 collections:
- USA – Soy candles and scarves – Empowers women in LA and Austin
- Ethiopia – Jewelry from recycled bullet casings and coins & Naturally dyed and hand-loomed scarves– Empowers HIV + women and at-risk women
- Cambodia – Eco-friendly Bags & Tshirts – Empowers at risk women
- India – Recycled Cotton Papers, Carved Wood Journals, Jewelry and Soaps – Empowers marginalized women in Northern India
Shopping for a make-up connoisseur? Consider purchasing her a gift from Radiant Cosmetics and help fight human trafficking in the US. They will donate 20% of the profit from every purchase to their Anti-Trafficking Partners to help fund outreach, aftercare and advocacy to end slavery.
If a tangible gift is not necessary, consider purchasing a symbolic gift in honor of your mom. At the IRC website, you can purchase a Safe Delivery for a mother-to-be in a crisis zone or a Year of School for a young girl in the developing world.
Don’t forget to check out some of my previously featured companies for unique gift ideas too!