Malala Fund x TOMS Scarf
Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani activist and the youngest Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, was shot att age 15 on her way home from school by the Taliban for campaigning for the rights of girls in her community to receive an education. She recovered and has built a global movement of support for girls’ education. To help support the fund and show your support, purchase the Malala Fund x TOMS Scarf. Featuring a Malala quote and a pattern inspired by traditional Islamic artistry and prints, 100% of the net proceeds are donated to Malala Fund. www.toms.com
Women-made fair trade is the specialty of this online store where each item bought helps a girl go to primary or secondary school through the Girls’ Right to Opportunity Worldwide (GROW) program. The Positively Empowered Coil Bangle is handmade by women at Positively Empowered Artisans in Lesotho, Africa, where ladies living with HIV/AIDS operate a social enterprise that benefits a comprehensive health care plan ensuring that members get needed health care.
The Charleston-based store honors global textile traditions while supporting economic self-sufficiency and social change by designing and crafting in partnership with indigenous women from countries like Laos, Madagascar and South Sudan to create handmade clothing, jewelry and home goods. www.ibumovement.com