Believes that social businesses whose aim is to alleviate poverty should use their business skills to create job opportunities for the poor, not give them more charity. What FashionABLE seeks to “give” to those living in poverty is opportunity by purchasing goods from them, and helping those businesses grow and employ more.
Work with artisan partners all over the world to employ impoverished women at fair trade wages and give them access to a safe job, sustainable income and a chance to determine their own future. We strive to create positive change in the lives of women by providing market place access through the fair production and sale of our beautiful and unique pieces.
Work with beneficiaries in Uganda to create fashionable, quality products. They earn an income enabling them to provide for their families. They are cared for holistically through counseling, health education, finance training, and business mentorships. After five years in our program, our beneficiaries are ready to graduate. A graduated beneficiary has her own business and is educated, healthy, and confident. She is empowered.