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Outlet partners required for quality crafts

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Who are you trying to help? What issue are you trying to address?

Gogo-Olive is looking for partners to sell their excellent craft items. The quality knitted toys for youngsters are created by a group of women in Zimbabwe as a form of income generation.

More information about the Gogo-Olive project is available on their website.

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Categorisations

Partnership types

Doing business with the poor; Project funding; Provision of goods

Regions / countries / territories

Africa: Zimbabwe

Global issues

Job creation and enterprise development; Trade and development

Responses

  • Commented
    13 Sep 2011 03:14 GMT

    We have done some research to try to find organizations that might be able to provide you with funding/support and have identified the following that you may wish to contact:

    1. From Her Hands – www.fromherhands.com/

    From Her Hands is an online catalog of items created by women from all over the world. Sellers can either post their products on From Her Hands website or request to be linked to their own websites. From Her Hands replaced the middlemen with an online catalog, so that buyers can purchase directly from sellers and sellers can earn more of the profit. From Her Hands will only get a commission on products purchased as a From Her Hands referral.

    Send an email to PotentialSeller@FromHerHands.com expressing your interest in joining. Let them know if you currently have a website, or if you would like to put your products on From Her Hands directly. You will then be sent instructions on how to set up your site for free. They also have 24/7 chat support if you run into any problems.

    Contact details:
    PotentialSeller@FromHerHands.com and TBD@fromherhands.com

    2. Global Crafts - www.globalcrafts.org

    Global Crafts is a member of The Fair Trade Federation and The International Fair Trade Association. They work directly with artisans, craftspeople, and producer groups. Global Crafts runs an online store Gifts with Humanity, www.giftswithhumanity.com/ (www.globalcrafts.co.uk/ for Europe).

    For information about how to become a producer partner, please go to www.globalcrafts.info/ and log in a a Guest. For relevant information, read files under Documents link.

    Contact:
    2808 Hibiscus Drive, Edgewater, FL 32141, USA
    Phone: 1.866.468.3438
    Email using the contact form on the website: www.giftswithhumanity.com/articles.asp?id=83

    3. Etsy - www.etsy.com

    Etsy is a global online marketplace for handmade and vintage goods. Sellers can list their items on the website for a fee while shoppers will pay directly to sellers. For more information, please go to www.etsy.com/sell?ref=so_sell or Frequently Asked Questions site at www.etsy.com/help/topics.

    In order to register your store on the website, please click on the Register button on the top of the page at www.etsy.com. You will be prompted to fill out a simple form.

    Contract:

    support@etsy.com

    Etsy, Inc.
    55 Washington Street, Suite 512
    Brooklyn, NY 11201
    U.S.A.

    We hope this will be of help for your work.

  • Commented
    13 Sep 2011 03:41 GMT

    Short on Ideas
    (Unverified non-profit organisation)

    David J Short says: Thank you so much Maria for this research about craft projects. I have passed it on to my friend who is running the project for the women in Africa.

    David.