All too often, it is so easy to purchase things we need without any thought behind the purchase.
But what if we could change that?
What if every purchase we made gave back?
How much better of a place this world would be.
Luckily, I’ve tracked down 10 different companies, selling difference products, for different causes.
Let’s look at some companies that are making a difference with the products they are selling.
MudLove makes handmade pottery and jewelry that makes a difference to those without clean water. Through their partnership with Water for Good, every product you purchase provides one week of clean water to someone in need.
WeWOOD is a company with multiple organizations they partner with to work towards keeping the forest healthy and to work towards planting as many trees as possible. They sell watches and timepieces and for every product purchased, they plant a tree. Some of the organizations they collaborate with include: Tress For The Future, Treedom, and American Forests.
Hiptipico’s goal is to support the passion and creativity of local Guatemalan artisans, while keeping to their traditions. They hope to create a sustainable way for their artists to expand to a global fashion market. They sell anything from shoes to clothes to backpacks.
Out of Print sells products and items that honor our favorite classic stories. Their goal is to promote literacy in undeserved communities. With every purchase you make, some of the profit goes towards book donations to communities in need and to fund literacy programs. They sell items like t-shirts, totes, enamel pins and more.
Sseko Designs sells clothing and accessories to help create opportunities for women globally. They aim to provide scholarship opportunities and employment to women in Uganda to help them overcome poverty and pursue their dreams. Through purchasing their merchandise, you can help send an underprivileged girl to college.
They sell hats, beanies, shirts, scarves, socks and gloves. For each piece purchased, they send an equal piece to someone in need. They donate all over the U.S. to people in need.
For every product sold, they give a bar of soap to someone in need, in the U.S. and abroad.
Across three weaving communities, we are working to create jobs for mothers and build a foundation for positive community transformation. Through flexible, safe “prosperity wage” weaving work, our artisans are able to lift their families from poverty and debt slavery to the middle class.
Kammok has partnered with a local organization in their hometown of Austin, Texas: Explore Austin to help Give Adventure to deserving youth for long term, impactful change. They give 1% of their revenue each year to their nonprofit partners.