Friday, March 8, 2013

international women's day!

in honor of this great day, fashionABLE is offering free shipping on their site! you all know i adore them (i blogged about them here).

this.  - - - - - - > According to the United Nations Development Program Human Development Report, women in Africa represent 52% of the total population, contributing approximately 75% of the agricultural work and producing 60-80% of the food. Despite these statistics, women earn only 10% of African incomes and own just 1% of the continent's assets.

breaks my heart a little bit. and i just want to help them.   - - - - - - - - > Your purchase of a fashionABLE scarf creates sustainable business in Africa. They are committed to long-term solutions to fighting poverty, and our main focus is creating opportunities for vulnerable women. That means that your purchase of a scarf creates jobs. The fashionABLE mission is to create sustainable business in Africa so that the women are not dependent upon charity, but instead are a vital part of a developing economy.

image and info via fashionable.