It is our goal to help individuals all over the world start and maintain small businesses by making and selling their products. We focus primarily on women because when you help one woman out of poverty she in turn helps four others out of poverty!
1. 40% of all working women make less than $2 a day.
2. Women are paid, in general, 25 cents to a mans dollar.
3. Of the world's 1.3 billion people in poverty, 70% are women.
4. About 80% of the world's 27 million refugees are women & children.
5. The primary victims of today's wars are civilian women and their children, not soldiers.
6. Women have not achieved equality with men in any country.
7. In most countries, women work approximately twice the unpaid time men do.
8. When given resources, women will share them with her children and community.
Everyone wants to make a difference in the world but often we don't know how. Trades of Hope makes it easy. Your purchase allows many people to be blessed! Trades of Hope is not lining the pockets of big corporations or sweat shops. It's providing a fair wage for people who need it the most. We believe in empowering women to have a voice and become world changers themselves.
Interested in becoming a Trades of Hope artisan? Download our application here!