This woman started teaching women in Tanzania how to make their own bags out of local fabric. The bags are called "Tuko Pamoja," and now many women who are touched by HIV/AIDS have a source of income for their families. Very cool!! Check out the article: http://hellogiggles.com/bags-for-a-cause
These sandals are called Ssekos and they not only benefit women in Uganda, you design your own lacing pattern. The site gives 10 different ways to lace them into the sole and tie them in MANY different ways! Lots of different color straps available, too. Perfect for us DIY lovers!
Support fairly paid artisans in India with this modern and stylish bracelet. Featuring mottled hues of turquoise and brown, this reclaimed bone bracelet is handmade by artisans at Noah’s Ark in Moradabad, India. Most of the artisans are women who are able to make an income while working directly from home. A Fair Trade fashion statement!