Same Sky is a fair trade company whose mission and purpose is to empower women worldwide and to inspire a movement of women empowering women. Founded in 2008, Same Sky aims to be a part of the global movement helping women break the cycle of poverty by giving them the tools they need to become entrepreneurs and lead self-sustaining lives. All proceeds from the sale of their unique fair trade accessories are reinvested and used to purchase more materials, employ more talented artisans and further expand to other regions in need throughout the world.
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The Same Sky website features an impressive selection of beautiful handmade fair trade accessories, from bracelets and necklaces to exquisite fabric wraps. The women artisans who work for Same Sky have been trained to crochet and make jewelry using unique hand-blown glass beads. The result is fabulous one-of-a-kind items that are sure to draw attention and complement any outfit. Choose from a number of vibrant colors and stylish designs and take a moment to learn about the talented artisans whose hard work and determination goes into the design and creation of each and every fair trade accessory they sell. Same Sky is also endorsed and supported by a number of well-known celebrities, from Halle Berry to Chelsea Clinton.
By teaching the women of underprivileged areas a marketable skill and providing them with steady employment, Same Sky is helping them rebuild their lives and their communities. They currently work with women in Rwanda and Zambia but plan to expand to other areas in need in the future. By purchasing your fair trade accessories from Same Sky, you can play a critical role in assisting this worthy cause to continue the important work that they do.