Posted on August 1st, 2014
It’s time for the details on our new charity details. (In case you wondering what we do every month to give back, read here.)
For the rest of 2014 (August-December), we will be giving 10% of all sales to Girl Up, which works to support hard-to-reach adolescent girls around the world.
As many of you know, girls education is an issue that is dear to me. I think if we educate girls, we can truly change the world. Girl Up agrees with me According to their website, their vision is:
Girl Up envisions a world where all girls, no matter where they live, have the opportunity to become educated, healthy, safe, counted and positioned to be the next generation of leaders.
They focus on the issues of education and child marriage, which are very interconnected. With a focus on the countries of Liberia, Ethiopia, Malawi, and Guatemala, they are using UN Foundations to truly reach these girls and start to change communities for good.
140 million school-aged children worldwide are not in school. More than half are girls.
1 in 7 girls in developing countries (excluding China) will be married before the age of 15. Seriously.
Want more info about what I love about Girl Up? Watch my explanation below!
If you are thinking of shopping for yourself or others this month for a product that does good too, I would love for you to consider Flawed Perfection Jewelry. With your help, we can give back and help Girl Up keep girls in school!
Thanks for supporting my dream of using my business for good. Since this charity pledge is lasting for several months, I will be sharing more about what Girl Up does and how you can help in the coming weeks.