Who: Gram Vikas
What: A non-profit organization that brings clean and safe drinking water to people in developing countries.
Why: To provide clean drinking water to the 800 million people who do not have this basic resource.
Want to know what time it is while you're swimming? Or do you simply want to wash your hands without having to take your watch off? Well, all of 1:Face Watches are 3ATM waterproof which means you can take the watch up to 96 feet under the water.
Each watch comes with a metric which is carried out with the purchase of the watch. Not only is this the best way to quantify change but it is entirely transparent.
ie.) 1 white watch feeds 16 children in the Horn of Africa through our charity partner One Days Wages. The same holds true for each of the other metrics. The goal is to create actual quantified change in people's lives around the world for each watch sold.
The Sourcing Story
The watches are designed at the Mirza Minds headquarters in Chicago, IL & assembled in Shenzhen, China. The manufacturing facilities have passed the SA8000 (Social Accountability) and ISO14000 (Environmental) audits. Furthermore, the manufacturing facility is ROHS compliant and a ROHS sticker has been placed inside every watch.
The gunmetal whistle feels worn and weathered. Wherever you are, you can become a local leader. If you want it bad enough. Wear the gunmetal and be a whistleblower for peace.
Falling Whistles started with no home, no office and no plan—just $5 and a dream worth our everything. They pulled desks from dumpsters, put them in a garage, and launched a campaign for peace in Congo. In five years Falling Whistles has built a coalition of 100,000 whistleblowers around the world, including 30 Whistler Societies, 200 retailers, and 9 Congolese entrepreneurs living in the war region. Together, they've joined dozens of organizations, politicians and experts to push for solutions and seen unprecedented progress. In 2013, they celebrated the appointments of 2 Special Envoy’s from the US and the UN with mandates to end the war.
*Alpaca yarn has an elastic quality that allows products to stretch to many different sizes.
moksa organics is working to create a positive social and environmental impact through the production of their organic, fairly traded bath products. In addition to their sustainable sourcing methods, moksa supports women’s agricultural cooperatives, and environmental advocacy groups through profits from each product.
Ingredients: organic, fairly traded butyrospermum parkii (shea butter), simmondsia chinensis (organic jojoba) oil, helianthus annus (organic sunflower) seed oil, prunus amygdalis dulcis (organic sweet almond) oil, our blend of pure essential oils, arrowroot powder