Drumroll please... opening this Summer: a Mango + Main store in downtown Annapolis!! Soon you’ll be able to shop in-person for global goods handmade by artisans from all over the world! I’m SO thrilled to call this cute little shop on Maryland Avenue our new home (our address will be 88 Maryland Avenue, Annapolis).
No matter where you live, I hope you’ll come visit sometime and share the vision with us: bringing people together and creating connections across the globe!
Stay tuned for details on how you can get involved (it takes a village!)... we’ll have a Kickstarter, a clearance sale, and more. So grateful already for everyone’s love and support through the years! 💕
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If you're like us, you're on the hunt for unique, handmade gifts this holiday season! You love shopping from small business owners and making an impact locally + globally with your purchasing power!
That's why we've put together a list of our 20 favorite fair trade products under $40... so you can find something for everyone on your list!
by Brie McNeal of Ethically Curated
Investing in social enterprises and other local markets can help Rwanda continue to grow as an international player without relying on financial aid.
There have been some recent changes in the business and trade sectors making it hard for small businesses to thrive. Similar to restraints in India, renting space, investing in machines and other inputs, prevent many from being successful when creating products for international markets.
Recently, there has been a surge of Ankara textiles (or more commonly dutch wax print) in the fashion scene. This has provided tremendous opportunity for artisans to obtain dignified jobs that can provided consistent work.
Consumers can participate in this by buying from organizations that partner with these businesses.