SANTA, FELICITA, LILY ARE BUSINESS OWNERS TRAINED BY CWOW TO TRAIN OTHERS
MODA ESPERANZA, TURNING POP TABS INTO BEAUTIFUL FASHION, AND A LOCAL CONVENIENCE STORE CREATES HOPE AND OPPORTUNITY FOR HONDURAN WOMEN AND THEIR CHILDREN
HAITIAN ARTISANS FOR PEACE INTERNATIONAL (HAPI)
TRANSFORMING HAITI THROUGH THE EMPOWERMENT AND ADVOCACY OF WOMEN
SINGING ROOSTER HAITIAN COFFEE
LED BY CWOW ADVOCATE, GRACE, THE MWANGATU LADIES, ALL OF WHOM ARE HIV+ SEEK TO BRING HOPE AND EDUCATION TO THE HIV/AIDS SITUATION IN KENYA
THE NOZOMI PROJECT, TRANSLATED "HOPE" FROM JAPANESE
DEDICATED TO BRINGING HOPE TO WOMEN WHO ARE THE SURVIVORS OF THE 2011 EARTHQUAKE AND TSUNAMI IN ISHINOMAKI, JAPAN
NOZOMI PRODUCTS ARE CURRENTLY AVAILABLE IN-STORE ONLY
(but samples of our current inventory can be viewed on our product page)
Japan's closest neighbors are Korea, Russia and China. Japan's area is comparable to that of Germany.
The country experiences frequent earthquakes. The climate in most of the major cities, including Tokyo,
is temperate to subtropic and consists of four seasons.
Population—127,417,244 Life expectancy—81 Literacy rate—99%
- other (mostly Korean)—1%
- possibly 1 million illegal immigrants (Pakistani, Iranian, Bangladeshi, South East Asian)
Japan remains a major economic power, both in Asia and globally.
But because of natural disasters such as the 2011 earthquake and tsunami, there is a constant threat of economic decline.
- Suicide epidemic
- Low birth rates/ high life expectancy
- Sexually exploited women
- Recovery from natural disasters
SETU - THE BRIDGE TO ARTISANS
STANDS AS THE BRIDGE BETWEEN POVERTY AND SELF-SUSTAINABILITY
BASKETS OF CAMBODIA
HANDMADE BASKETS & PURSES PROVIDE ARTISANS FROM RURAL CAMBODIA SUSTAINABLE INCOMES & OPPORTUNITIES FOR DIFFERENT SCHOOLING OPTIONS & HEALTHCARE PROGRAMS
REVY - FAIR TRADE CRAFTS FROM EL SALVADOR
REVY MEANS REVITALIZATION - THESE PRODUCTS HELP PEOPLE OF EL SALVADOR AND THE PLANET AT THE SAME TIME
Photos by Revy
THE GLOBAL MAMAS COMMUNITY IS COMPRISED OF THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE FROM AROUND THE WORLD WORKING TOGETHER WORKING TOGETHER WITH THE MISSION OF CREATING PROSPERITY FOR THE AFRICAN WOMEN AND THEIR FAMILIES
LUCIA'S IMPORTS // DINITZ & COMPANY
THREADS OF HOPE
BRINGING HELP AND HOPE TO CHILDREN AT RISK
CREATIONS BY LILY
CREATIONS BY LILY CELEBRATE THE CULTURAL HERITAGE OF A REMOTE PEOPLE IN THE HIMALAYAN MOUNTAINS WHILE SUPPORTING THEIR LOCAL ECONOMY AND INCREASING THEIR STANDARD OF LIVING
SSEKO DESIGNS // FIELDS OF DREAMS
TWO AMAZING NON-PROFITS FOCUSED ON PROVIDING PRIMARY THROUGH UNIVERSITY LEVEL EDUCATION FOR UGANDAN WOMEN AND CHILDREN
LOCAL OPPORTUNITIES FOR TRAINING IN THE U.S.
A NORTH VIETNAMESE COLLECTIVE OF 25 FAMILIES CREATING ALL HAND SPUN PRODUCTS OUT OF LOCAL SILK
Vietnam's closet neighbors are China, Laos, Thailand and Cambodia. Vietnam's land is mostly hilly and densely forested.
Mountains account for 40% of the country's land area, and tropical forests cover around 42%.
Population-90 million Life expectancy—71 Literacy rate—90%
- 54 ethnic minority groups
Vietnam's economy has been plagued with inefficiency and corruption. In recent decades, Vietnam has stressed the importance of gender equality.
- Rural poverty/malnutrition
- Exploitation of children
- Human trafficking