Start Small, Dream Big, Change Lives Freeset Tote
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Start small, dream big, change lives -- that's the way Global Girlfriend founder Stacey Edgar harnessed the power of fair trade to help women in poverty help themselves. Handmade by women rescued from sex traffickers in Calcutta, our durable tote bag tells the story of the journey to freedom. Working with Freeset Bags, a fair trade group, these women artisans earn a living wage and have the opportunity to become literate. They lead by example, becoming role models for their daughters and breaking the cycle of poverty. By purchasing this bag, you become a vital part of their journey to economical and spiritual freedom.
- 100% jute
- 12.5" H x 12" W x 2" D (31.7 x 30.5 x 5.1 cm)
- Handmade in & fairly traded from India
Created to help women worldwide gain economic security for themselves and their families by earning fair wages for their handiwork, Global Girlfriend sources women-made, fair-trade imported, eco-friendly products. By supporting long-term partnerships with the artisans, it fosters equal employment opportunities, healthy and safe working conditions, technical assistance, and development strategies to help reduce poverty, one community at a time. Become a "Global Girlfriend" and help build a brighter future for girlfriends around the globe!
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May 5, 2013 - I ordered the magenta bag. The color is vibrant! Size is good, not too big, not too small. Have gotten a couple compliments on the bag already. There are no pockets on the inside, and it's lined with black nylon material. It definitely brightens up an outfit. Would recommend!
January 15, 2013 - Very cute gift. A little smaller then I had hoped but I was still pleased and happy with the quality.
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