Given the groundswell of organizations creating meaningful gifts for conscious consumers, we thought it was time to highlight some of our favorite gifts from like-minded organizations. In honor of Mother’s Day, we’re focusing on products that empower women.
Here are some of our favorite gift choices for Mother’s Day this year. We have a look and product for every Mom with this diverse collection. Why not pamper a Mom in your life with a special gift that also empowers women? It’s a win-win.
We’re proud to be partnering with Women for Women International in Iraq to empower women entrepreneurs. To honor and recognize the importance of women connecting throughout the globe to create the change, we have paired two pillar candles in a beautiful gift box. The candles are made by Women for Women graduates in Iraq AND 10% of each gift set goes to support Women for Women International.
An elegant gift for Mom, Proxy’s Signature Hummingbird bracelet is handcrafted with fresh water green pearls and a unique hummingbird closure. Made by a fair trade, women’s cooperative in Guatemala.
Designed by Lauren Bush, this FEED 10 Pouch is made to be used as a clutch, makeup case, or pencil holder. It’s the perfect carryall on the go! Each pouch provides food and job skill training to 10 women, through the United Nation World Food Programme’s Food for Assets program.
Working with a cooperative of women in Morocco, Nest has helped them turn their traditional buttons (usually adorning head scarves) into necklaces. Each button is handcrafted and then strung into long strands, perfect for doubling. Each piece is slightly unique reminding us of the hands, hearts and creative energy behind each one.
These pastel, triangle patterned “Mojave” Dinner Napkins are made entirely by hand, by women, and make a meaningful Mother’s Day gift. The fabric is printed using potatoes by a group of artisans operating outside of Cape Town and then sewn by a local, Charleston, S.C. quilter.
This beautiful flowering coin purse was designed by Momtrepreneur Cyrahn, who will profit from the sale of the purse. She lives in Lowell, MA and works with Mothers and Jobs. The coin purse is made of Italian wool, and is a fun addition to any handbag.
A new project from ARZU STUDIO HOPE, these Peace Cord bracelets are handmade by women in Afghanistan from parachute cord and military uniform buttons. Each Peace Cord bracelet signifies another link toward peace. All proceeds fund projects that empower women and support U.S. troops helping to rebuild the war-torn country.
These charming draw string silk purses are crafted by a woman’s cooperative on the outskirts of Hanoi, Vietnam. Each is distinctively designed with tiny flower blossoms both on the silk fabric and the handles.