Mawu Lolo sandals are creating opportunity and employment for women in Ghana allowing them to lift their families out of poverty.
Mawu Lolo founder, David was a commercial real estate developer in Minnesota when he got connected with Sam, an inspiring pastor working in Ghana. Through this friendship, David learned about issues in Ghana such as the lack of education and opportunity for women. David was impressed with Sam’s drive to help and formed a partnership with Sam's ministry, Globalserve, to assist in setting up two schools in Ghana, a preparatory school and a vocational school.
In 2001 Jarrod and Allison Brown were doing mission work in response to the hurricane that hit Central America. During this time they observed a need for opportunity mixed with a lack of economic stability. The two social entrepreneurs felt that God was encouraging them to help. In 2004 Jarrod and Allison officially founded Mission Lazarus, a non-profit focusing on education, medical, and agricultural outreaches serving Honduras and eventually expanding into Haiti in 2011.
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Mini + Meep creates earthy, eclectic style for tiny humans beginning their journey in the world.
Mini + Meep founder, Fay began creating watercolor based designs in college. She realized she could use these designs to create a positive impact. Fay, and her close friend Michelle, used the nature inspired designs to co-found The Tote Project. After The Tote Project took off, Fay decided to create a similar line of clothes with her baby on the way soon.