A Sister’s Heart is "a socially minded business that uses art and design to provide economic and educational development for young Honduran women who have chosen to change the course of their lives." They offer a beautiful selection of jewelry and fancy note card sets on Etsy.
31 Bits sells jewelry handmade by women rising out of poverty in Uganda and Indonesia. ("The '31' comes from Proverbs 31, where it describes a diligent woman providing and caring for her family. The 'bits' comes from what the beads are made out of…bits of paper!") They offer beautiful jewelry for Mother's Day or any occasion, and they also offer gift cards.
Eternal Threads "mission is 'weaving hope and justice' to improve the lives of women and children who are at risk from extreme poverty and trafficking." They offer beautiful, handmade gifts for women, including pressed flower gift bags and cards, hand-stitched bookmarks, jewelry, and accessories. They also offer gift certificates.
Elegantees "mission statement is to provide hope to survivors of sex trafficking in Nepal. A positive source of income that reinforces independence, a healthy self-image, and confidence restores lives one elegant tee at a time." They sell truly elegant women's tops and clothing. They also have matching mother/toddler girl dresses and they offer gift cards.
Three Cords Haiti vision is "to bring life transformation through an artisan business that focuses on employing Haitians with disabilities, as well as at-risk women." They sell beautiful totes which make great Mother's Day gifts through ViBella Jewelry (Note: Just search for "tote"). My mom loved the Three Cords tote I bought her!
Education and More, "a Christian nonprofit organization, strives to reduce poverty in Guatemala by providing educational opportunities for students of all ages and by helping those we serve earn a fair income." They sell gorgeous handwoven Fouta Turkish towels and hair wraps which would make a unique Mother's Day gift.
Amani ya Juu "means 'Peace from Above'. " They are a "social economic enterprise committed to peace and reconciliation for African women." They sell beautifully made, high quality Mother's Day gifts, including Mother's Day Cards, jewelry for moms, kitchen accessories, coin purses and more. (My mom loved the gifts I bought her from Amani :)
Askinosie Chocolate "practices Direct Trade with their cocoa farmer partners, building relationships and paying higher than fair trade prices for their quality beans." They offer high quality chocolate gifts perfect for the chocoholic. (To also look for their chocolate in a retail location near you, click here.)
MudLOVE sells beautiful pottery, handcrafted in Indiana. Every product you purchase provides one week of clean water to someone in need in Central African Republic through their nonprofit partner, Water for Good. They offer Custom Mugs, perfect to personalize as a gift and also custom necklaces and bracelets!!
(My mother-in-law loved the custom mug we bought her for Mother's Day!)
Three Avocados sells "World Changing Coffee"and net proceeds are donated to provide clean drinking water to those in need around the world. They offer cool coffee gift boxes, pink coffee tumblers and gift cards.
The Mercy House Shop is "a global marketplace and the beautiful products in this shop are made by women empowered by Mercy House Global." They offer awesome Mother's Day gift bundles and Mother's Day cards. They also offer books on raising children to be world changers, perfect for moms with young children!
Woven Grace sells beautiful fabric greeting cardsmade by artisans in Haiti, which are perfect for Mother's Day or birthdays. (My mother wanted to frame hers :) Your purchase helps women and teenagers in Northern Haiti to feed and clothe their families. Each card comes with a touching story. (To find their cards in retail locations, click here.)
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Starfish Project "restores hope to women escaping human trafficking and exploitation in Asia." These same women "create beautiful jewelry and become managers, accountants, graphic designers, and photographers." Give a gift of their incredible jewelry and help bring hope and a new life to these women! They also offer gift cards.