The Alternative Consumer

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Thursday, December 07, 2006

Doing A World of Good

A World of Good's ethical practices abound, and in their first full year of business, they've improved the lives of more than 2500 artisans in over 31 countries. As noted on their website, they've "created employment for the disabled in Cambodia, and for HIV positive women in Swaziland....promoted anti-child-labor activism in India, provided Tsunami relief in Sri Lanka and supported educational programs in Guatemala and Nepal."

This hand-woven, rattan smoked basket was made (Fair Trade) by artisans in Cambodia ($29.95). Here's to a good, Long Life. /m


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