New innovative practices are taking place to support the fight against human trafficking. In this post, we share 5 social enterprises that make an impact.
- Sahvera, a social enterprise providing premium essential oil products that contribute to wellness, justice, and sustainability at home and around the world. Every essential oil purchase is a celebration of new beginnings and restored joy, and contributes to dignified employment for the brave survivors of sexual exploitation in India and the United States.
You can find out more at: savhera.com
- Liluye, a social enterprise that uses sustainable and recyclable materials to create handmade, ethnic products that will directly impact trafficked survivors and/or IDPS. Each of their products is ethical, fairtrade, vegan and fully thought out to lessen the overall impact on the environment and to create the best environment for employees, too.
You can find out more at: liluye.org
- Blue Bear Coffee, a social enterprise with the aim of raising money and awareness for organisations fighting human trafficking and caring for survivors. This enterprise was founded by Bryn Frere-Smith, an ex-Police Officer who returned from a year volunteering in the Dominican Republic for an organisation investigating the trafficking of children into the sex industry.
Next time you want to grab a cup of coffee you know where to go. You can find out more at: bluebearcoffee.com
- The Good Dooers, a social enterprise on a mission to build a more sustainable economy. They help customers find ethical alternatives for everyday products, services and things to do, with one search. Their search results aren’t affected by a brand’s marketing budget. They hand-pick the brands to make sure they are all working towards the same goal; to benefit both people and planet while doing business.
You can find out more at: thedogooders.co.uk
- Khushi Kantha, a social enterprise selling multi-purpose baby blankets, hand-stitched from reclaimed and ethically-sourced cotton by mothers in Bangladesh. Khushi Kantha aims to create opportunities for mothers in Bangladesh to provide for their children with dignity. Despite being one of the poorest parts of a very poor country, the local population have welcomed nearly 1 million Rohingya men, women and children who have fled across the border from Myanmar to escape human rights atrocities.
You can find more at: khushikantha.com
There are various meaigngul initative spread all around the world. We would love to hear about innovative practices and social initatives in the fight against human trafficking. Drop us a comment if you have any suggestions.