Good for Communities
This product empowers vulnerable communities in a number of possible ways such as: ensuring a fair wage for the producer; providing consistent employment in a village, preventing labor migration and broken families; providing access to bank accounts and assistance with savings plans; providing access or improvement to health care and education for families; providing employment to isolated individuals such as people with disabilities, HIV/AIDS or ethnically marginalized groups; supporting producer ownership and empowerment in the business, such as in a cooperative organization. By purchasing this product you can be sure that a vulnerable community is benefiting from your support.
Good for Women
This product empowers women in developing countries, a key ingredient in poverty eradication and in increasing the wealth of communities and countries. Products meeting these criteria are made by women in 9 out of 10 situations. In many cases the women are able to work from home, enabling them to continue to care for their children and the household. With this purchase you can feel good that you are economically empowering women to create social change in their communities.
Good for The Earth
This product helps preserve our earth by either lessening your harmful impacts as a consumer or by actively improving or reversing environmental challenges. These products can be made from recycled, sustainably harvested or biodegradable materials; made by hand and without any machinery; made or shipped in a carbon neutral or energy efficient way or by using green energy; made from materials which are organic and 100% free from pesticides; or made without the use of toxic materials. With this purchase you can feel good that you are helping to protect our fragile and overburdened planet.
Good for Cultural Preservation
This product helps preserve cultural traditions and crafts that are slowly disappearing in our increasingly modernized society. Products meeting these criteria are largely handmade using traditional materials and techniques that are passed down from generation to generation. By purchasing this product you are helping to preserve our cultural diversity that helps to make the world such a beautiful place.
Good for Giving
This product is made for giving! All or a percentage of the proceeds from the wholesale price of this product go to support a cause. In many cases the wholesale party for this product is a non-profit. By purchasing this product you can feel great that not only does GoodieDo donate 20% of the purchase price of this product to a special cause, but also the wholesaler is also donating their profits to a charity or worthwhile community project.