Change the World by How You Shop Logo: The U.S. Ethical Shopping Guide

Here are links to belts that are not only ethically made, but also are making a difference in the lives of those who hand make them!

 Ethically Made Belts

LivAfrika's mission "is to help support the women and children in South Africa who are affected by extreme poverty."  They make unique beaded ladies belts.

2nd Story Goods works in a small town in Haiti to provide much needed jobs and hope to their community.  They offer three-layer, locally-sourced leather belts, in sizes 30 - 46.

Mountain Maid partners "with local church members to produce products that provide a sustainable income."  They offer a gorgeous ethically made ladies belt made in Haiti out of horn and bone (36" in length).

The Mission Lazarus social enterprise "program exists to empower local Hondurans and Haitians."  They offer amazing ladies leather belts in sizes S - L.

"Woven Joy, a Fair Trade Federation member, is a faith-based nonprofit organization working with artisans in the Philippines to create, produce and sell some of the world's finest quality handwoven friendship goods.” They sell fair trade handwoven belts in multiple designs and color choices.