Dandarah is a woman-owned social enterprise with a mission to support artisans and sustain traditional crafts. They work directly with economically and socially marginalized women artisans in Egypt to improve their economic and social conditions by providing employment opportunities and sustainable income.
Eclectic Chique strives to develop the craft industry in Nigeria while empowering women. Working with Nigerian women artisans, female owned suppliers, and 95% of locally derived raw materials, they are boosting Nigeria's economy while also creating beautiful, handmade products that celebrate cultural heritage.
Ganesh Himal exists to help girls and women in Nepal thrive. For 30+ years they have been partnering with artisans and Tibetan refugees to create unique, handmade products that are sold all over the world. Through Nepali partners, they also identify the most pressing social issues and collaborate on how to address them.
Kibébé is on a mission to economically empower refugees and refugee artisans living in Dzaleka, Malawi's largest refugee camp. Besides directly providing jobs to skilled artisans, Kibébé donates all of its profits to vocational training programs and college scholarships for refugees offered by There is Hope Malawi, its partner.
Unako उनको Nepal is a social enterprise of HER International, to help fund HER programs in Canada and Nepal. Unako products include handmade scarves, bags, and jewellery made by a team of 12 women in rural Nepal, empowering them with economic opportunity in a fair and safe working environment.
Zambeezi is partnering with beekeepers, farmers and young entrepreneurs in Zambia to craft ethically sourced, organic, fair trade body care products (i.e. beeswax soap and lip balm) that regenerate communities and ecosystems. They strive to connect the customers of North America to the farmers and beekeepers of Zambia.
Developing World Connections is a Canadian volunteer-sending organization promoting long-term service, not short-term aid. Across 10+ countries, DWC trips empower communities and foster long-term relationships. DWC works with in-country partners to choose projects that are most needed and map out how they will be maintained after volunteer teams leave.
HER International works toward the advancement of education and educational opportunities for people living in poverty in Canada and abroad, by increasing relevant knowledge, abilities and life skills of individuals and family members, with a focus on helping girls and women when doing so.
Not Just Tourists was founded with the purpose of getting medical supplies to those who can’t afford them. Through the work of volunteers, NJT strives to: (1) change the way people travel and enable ordinary tourists to become humanitarians; (2) prevent the waste of usable medical supplies and get them to those in most need.