Mother’s Day is just around the corner and we know you might be looking for a fair trade mother’s day gift, or something extra special that has a little purpose behind it. We’ve got you covered with 12 fair-trade and ethical Mother’s Day gift ideas that give-back. Every item on this list is one you can purchase with purpose; it provides dignified work to vulnerable women, survivors of human trafficking, and those at risk of entering the sex trade.
1 | Our fair trade Ripples Necklace is easy to wear with a casual tee or dressy top. Portions were made with receycled materials AND you can choose silver or gold, whatever is right for your mama! $20
2 | The Everly Bracelet adds just the right bling to any outfit. It is handmade by survivors of sex-trafficking. $28
3 | If the woman in your life isn’t into jewelry or other girly goods, consider this hand embroidered “Miracles” hoop. Hang this as part of a gallery wall or allow it to stand alone, it is a beautiful accent piece for any home. Created by pastor’s wives in Ukraine and assembled by refugees in Houston. $28
4 | The minimalist Keren necklace is simple and suits any style. 14k rose gold filled and survivor-made in the Philippines. $30
5 | The Tala scarf is another sweet, fair trade option for your mama. Handwoven in Egypt and ethically made. $30
6 | For an affordable gift option, put together some organic beauty products for mom like this fair trade lip shine made with with 100% organic fruits, oils, and herbs. $8
7 | We know mom loves coffee! Grab a bag of our Cafe Femenino Peruvian Whole bean coffee. $14
8 | And while we’re on the coffee kick, add one of our whimsical ceramic fox mugs to complete the gift. These cuties are made by hand in Moldova and help employ women who are vulnerable to trafficking. $20
9 |How about a gift that’s as unique as the woman in your life? These natural leaf dipped earrings in 24k are survivor made in Asia. $14
10 | Give mom a gift that pampers with a bar of handcrafted soap. Made with the highest quality all-natural ingredients sourced in America. Paraben & phthalate-free. Each product is handcrafted & packaged by women survivors of human trafficking. $8
11 | Pick up a card that makes a difference. This sweet “Batik Nesting Dolls” Mother’s Day card is lovingly handcrafted in the Philippines by women survivors of sex trafficking. $6
12 | Vanya Vegan wallet is hand-spun, hand woven & hand block-printed cotton fabric with a vegan leather body. Fair trade and made in India, this wallet (& the whole matching line of purses + totes!) offer hope for vulnerable women. $58
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