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34 Gifts That Support Women In Need Around The World

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1. Infinity charm necklace: India, USA

Available here in either silver or gold, for $28.

Organization: Purpose Jewelry and International Sanctuary, India / USA.

Impact: Each piece of jewelry is crafted by a woman who escaped sex trafficking in either Mumbai, India or Orange County, California. Your purchase helps Purpose Jewelry provide these survivors with a fair-wage job, counseling, education, and basic healthcare.

2. Leather crossover sandals: Uganda

3. All-natural bath bombs: India and Uganda

Mix and match a set of 4 bath bombs here for $22.99.

Organization: B.A.R.E. Soaps, Uganda and India.

Impact: Your purchase helps employ women in India and Uganda, and B.A.R.E re-invests 20% of the proceeds into economic development in these regions so the soap production can provide vitamins, basic health and hygiene awareness, and livestock to families.

4. Organic, fair-trade coffee: Nicaragua

5. Fair-trade shea butter soap and skin cream: Togo

Buy the soap for $14.99 here and the skin cream for $13.99 here. Or browse the entire collection .

Organization: Alaffia, Togo.

Impact: Profits help fund Alaffia's various empowerment projects in Togolese communities, which aim to achieve gender equality and to help people rise out of poverty. Their projects include constructing schools, running a maternal health clinic, distributing eyeglasses, and planting trees.

6. Lace underwear and bralette: Colombia

Buy the underwear here for $25 and the bralette here for $50.

Organization: Naja, Colombia.

Impact: Naja lingerie is eco-friendly and made by single mothers or female heads of the household in the slums of Colombia. Your purchase provides these women with a stable job, above-market wages, healthcare benefits, and childcare so that their families can escape poverty.

7. Washi tea tin candles: USA

8. Printed stationary set: Rwanda

9. Dainty handmade rings: Tennessee, USA

Buy the knot ring here for $14 and the "X" ring here for $30 or browse the entire collection.

Organization: FashionABLE, Tennessee, USA / multiple countries

Impact:. All jewelry from the "Miriam Collection" is handcrafted by women in Nashville, Tennessee who are recovering from addiction, prostitution, depression and homelessness. FashionABLE provides these women with job opportunities, creative therapy, and business skills so they can eventually support themselves.

10. Padded cloth laptop cases: Ghana

11. Adorable embroidered onesies: Rwanda, Ghana

Buy the eyelash onesie here and the wave onesie here.

Organization: Indego Africa, Rwanda / Ghana.

Impact: Each onesie (USA-produced) is hand-embroidered by female artisans in Rwanda and Ghana, and all proceeds help fund educational training programs aimed to lift these women and their families out of poverty.

12. Classic leather billfold wallet: Ethiopia.

Buy it here for $48.

Organization: Parker Clay and Women At Risk, Ethiopia.

Impact: The wallet is made sustainably from Ethiopian leather by local artisans and part of the profits go to Women At Risk, an NGO that provides counseling and job training to women so they can escape the commercial sex industry in Ethiopia's capital, Addis Ababa.

13. Cookie mix gift bundle: Denver, USA.

Buy the oatmeal chocolate chip and snickerdoodle mixes here for $13.95, or browse the entire gift collection — gluten-free options available.

Products are also sold at Sam's Club, Walmart, and from other retailers.

Organization: Women's Bean Project, Denver, USA.

Impact: Your purchase supports a transitional job program for unemployed and impoverished women in Denver. The program provides a paying job, skills training, and financial guidance to these women so they can find an entry-level job and support themselves and their families.

14. Felt ladybug baby booties: Kyrgyzstan

15. Hand-woven pinwheel coasters: Rwanda

16. Beaded stretch bracelets: Kenya

Click here to buy the Amazonian serpent bracelet (pictured right) and click here to buy the Bezel sapphire bracelet (pictured left), for $27 each. Or browse the entire collection here.

Organization: Bird + Stone and Sisi Fund, Kenya.

Impact: 15% of profits will fund micro-loans and financial training for disadvantaged, widowed women in Kitale, Kenya. They help these marginalized women become entrepreneurs so they can gain financial independence and support their families.

17. Himalayan sea salt soaks: Chicago, USA

Available here in a variety of scents for $18 each.

Organization: Bright Endeavors, Chicago, USA

Impact: Your purchase helps employ young mothers in a transitional job program which provides secure employment, job skills, and guidance so these women can find a permanent career and rise out of poverty.

18. Woven compass charm bracelets: Cambodia.

19. Unique textile bow ties: Kenya

Buy them here for $24 (adult size) or $15 (child size).

Organization: Willow Tree Roots, Kenya.

Impact: Each bow tie is made from traditional Kenyan Kitenge fabric and all of the proceeds go to the Willow Tree Roots Kenya project, which provides vulnerable women with artisan training, education, and financial skills so they can run a business on their own and support their families.

20. Hand-milled mint and chai soaps: Himalayas, India

Buy the set here for $18.

Organization: Raven + Lily, North India.

Impact: These soaps are eco-friendly and produced by women in the Himalayas of India. Your purchase helps Raven + Lily partner with female artisans, provide safe jobs with fair wages to over 1500 marginalized women in 9 countries.

21. Leather-strap tote bag: Rwanda

Buy the tote here for $45.

Organization: No.41, Rwanda.

Impact: Your purchase helps provide a stable job and sustainable source of income to a young female artisan, and also gives 73 school lunches to a secondary student in Gisenyi, Rwanda. No.41 works with over 20 women so they can become self-sufficient and give back to their community through a school feeding program.

22. Alpaca wool beanie and mittens: Peru

23. Striped multipurpose pouch: Guatemala

Buy it here for $32 or shop the entire collection.

Organization: Mayan Hands, Guatemala

Impact: Your purchase helps provide a weaving job to one of 200 women in Guatemala, who use a traditional Guatemalan backstrap loom technique to create modern products and earn an income to support their families.

Buy it here for $10 or browse the entire collection.

Organization: Me to We, Kenya.

Impact: When you purchase this Rafiki bracelet, you help Me to We provide financial tools to women in Kenya so they can start their own business, earn a good income, and save money for their families and their future.

25. A pair of long-lasting flip flops: Afghanistan.

Flip flops are available here in a variety of styles and colors, in both men's and women's sizes starting from $24.99.

Organization: Combat Flip Flops and Aid Afghanistan for Education (AAE)
, Afghanistan.

Impact: Your purchase puts an Afghan girl into secondary school for one day through Aid Afghanistan for Education, which has created 13 schools in 9 conflict-torn provinces which teach over 3,000 Afghani girls.

26. Wax-print cotton bracelets: Mozambique

Buy them here for $25 each in a variety of patterns and styles.

Organization: Kurandza, Mozambique.

Impact: Profits help fund development projects and allow women, the majority of whom are HIV positive, to work for fair wages which can pay for transport to the hospital, food, and school supplies for their children.

27. Screen-printed apron: Zambia

Available here in a variety of patterns and colors for $32.

Organization: Dsenyo, Zambia.

Impact: Each apron is ethically-produced by a female artisan. Your purchase helps Dsenyo partner with a community in Zambia and enable women to become empowered through artisanship, driving social and economic change.

28. Paper bead drop earrings: Uganda, Dallas

29. Knitted infinity scarf: Peru

30. Recycled sari makeup bags: India

31. Hand-knit teddy bear: Peru

Buy it here for $26.

Organization: Naguska, Peru.

Impact: Your purchase helps employ women knitters in the Andean highlands of Peru, and allows Naguska to provide training and support programs to they can increase their production and support their livelihood.

32. Bright spot jewelry roll: Vietnam

33. Starburst-pattern grass basket: Swaziland

34. Citrus and vanilla roll-on perfume: Multiple countries.