Our newest member, MitiMeth has an innovative, ecofriendly solution to addressing an environmental problem while creating jobs in Nigeria’s handcraft industry. Read more!Read More
Megha Venketasamy the role that culture and women led social enterprises has has to play in our changing economic and cultural landscape. Read More!Read More
In Part II, Katherine Magee tells us how to prepare for social impact investment.Read More
....Katherine Magee from Magee Resource Group discusses what “Social Impact Investing” is and how you can take advantage of it.
Katherine Magee de Magee Resource Group explique ce qu'est l'investissement à impact social et comment vous pouvez en tirer parti.
Khokho has gained international success by integrating luxury, sustainability and traditional craft techniques. Read the story!Read More
Trade + Impact Board Director, Daniella Mastracci explains the challenges that producers face with adhering to third party certifications and how to make the value chain more sustainable.Read More
An Important Message to All Friends of Trade+Impact Association
Un message à tous les amis de Trade + Impact
Trade+Impact founding member, LOOM Imports believes in opening small villages to bigger craft markets to fight against the cycle of poverty while creating a strong sustainable impact!Read More
….From a hobby to an exemplary social enterprise in the textile industry, Tribal Textiles works hard to share the beauty of Zambian textile crafts to the world, and they are doing it just perfectly! ..Lisez l'incroyable histoire de Tribal Textiles ici! ….
…. Melinda Federici Kerins, Board Advisor for Trade+Impact explains the significance of the 'Connect' pillar of T+I and how strengthened partnerships lead to better outcomes for everyone. .. Melinda Federici Kerins explique comment les partenariats renforcés mènent à de meilleurs résultats pour tous. ….Read More
…. Stacey Edgar from Global Girlfriend and Stacey Edgar Consulting has written a clear and easy to follow guide on how to enhance your online presence to make your social enterprise more visible and attractive to buyers. .. Stacey Edgar de Global Girlfriend et Stacey Edgar Consulting a écrit un guide de comment améliorer votre présence en ligne pour attirer les acheteurs internationaux.
Lisez la suite ici. ….
From a sewer in Kathy Marshal's living room back in 2004, to over 200 households involved in production today: Sabahar has come a long way. Get to know this beloved member of T+I and learn how they are making an impact for communities in Ethiopia!Read More
…. Last month, Mellisa Mazingi from Gone Rural Swaziland offered great insight on how African Social Enterprises want to be portrayed to their international consumers as part of our monthly Learn+Impact Series. Continue reading to read an easy to follow guide to follow-up with her incredible webinar! .. Le mois dernier, Mellisa Mazingi de Gone Rural Swaziland a donné un bon aperçu de la façon dont les entreprises sociales africaines veulent être présentées à leurs consommateurs internationaux dans le cadre de notre série mensuelle Learn + Impact. Nous avons pensé que c'était si perspicace, que nous voulions partager cela avec vous tous ! ….Read More
....Sidai Designs is the result of hard work, passion for social change and incredible women, just about what we love at Trade+Impact. This handcraft company has been operating since 20011, and has been ensuring long-term sustainable impact to its partner communities ever since. .. « Sidai Designs » est le résultat d'un travail acharné, d'une passion pour l’évolution sociale et de femmes incroyables. ....Read More
....Launching, Growing and Closing a Social Enterprise in the Craft Sector: Lessons Learned. .. Lancement, croissance et fermeture d'une entreprise sociale dans le secteur de l'artisanat: leçons apprises. ....Read More
Read about what International Women's Day means to the leaders of some of the top women-led social enterprises across Africa and the Middle East.Read More
Kathleen Holland opens up to us in her last post. Her intensely personal story portrays the importance of the T+I community for our Director but also the relevance of the amazing people that have guided T+I's journey,
which you are a part of.
It all began with 5 artisans in Mali and an idea: to empower artisans in the community, and let us say the results are more than satisfying. Impacting the lives of over 200 artisans, Mali Chic is a leader in the handcraft sector while respecting all the values of fair tradeRead More
Kathleen Holland shares more about the “Social Enterprise Rockstars” that inspired her, and guided Trade+Impact to build and fulfil its mission.