If you are planning on buying something special for your mom on Mother’s Day, then one of the best things I think you can do is to choose a gift that also helps support other mothers around the world. And there are several ways to do that.
One of the easiest ways you can find a whole slew of gifts made for women, by women, is at our Divas4Divas site. We started Divas4Divas with one purpose: to help people find fair trade retailers that sell products made by women. The list of fair trade products at Divas4Divas is amazing; baskets, jewelry, clothing, art, soap…the diversity of products made by these women is astounding. And each purchase means you’re helping a mother, somewhere else in the world, put food on the table for her kids.
Fair Trade Gift Ideas
Here at Earth Divas, our primary mission is to help women in India and Nepal rise above poverty and start earning a living wage. We do this by selling the bags they make for us, but we also provide our artisans with training that will help them earn higher wages for the rest of their life.
Our Light Green Hemp Handbag would make a wonderful Mother’s Day gift. Of course it’s fair trade, but it’s also roomy, very well made, and since it’s constructed with hemp it will last forever. The lovely light green shade is also perfect for spring and early summer!
Another bag that I think would make a great Mother’s Day gift is Kashmir Wool Crewel Workbag. I know I’ve highlighted our Crewel Workbags several times, but it’s been for a good reason. The detail on these bags is incredible, the colors are rich and vibrant, and you can just tell someone put a lot of time into these bags. The embroidery is amazing!
I love that so many of our bags are perfect for spring and summer. We love using bright colors, and so do our artisans! Whatever you decide to do to say “thank you” to your mom on Mother’s Day, keep in mind that you can also help support other women around the world, whether it’s through Earth Divas, our Divas4Divas site, or another fair trade retailer!