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How Worldstock Helps the World

HOW WORLDSTOCK HELPS THE WORLD Worgstock Fair Trade Carbon Footprint noun: a measurement of the amount of carbon dioxide released into the Worldstock noun: Things you'll want an organization founded by to know: Dr. Patrick Byrne in 2001 that establishes contacts with artisans atmosphere by a single endeavor or by in a number of countries with the purpose of creating jobs for local artisans and to provide handmade given period. goods from around the world. a company, household, or individual through day-to-day activities over a Fair Trade noun: trade in which fair prices are paid to producers in developing countries. did you know... planting (Ax 641) 2,564 TREES the electricity usage for 12 HOMES for one year GROWN FOR 10 YEARS is a carbon footprint of 100 METRIC TONS equals 964 220,460 POUNDS OF CARBON DIOXIDE 13,500 WATTS OF GREEN ENERGY also did you know.. 10% OF THE EARTH'S POPULATION of all CARBON DIOXIDE CREATES HALF EMISSIONS which is roughly 700 MILLION PEOPLE so isn't it nice to know WORLDSTOCK I how, you ask? Worldstock works with to provide Carbon Neutral Shipping on all Worldstock orders at no additional OFFERS CARBON NEUTRAL SHIPPING reforestation. cost to customers. Carbon neutral shipping is a process that balances the carbon emissions of shipping to promote clean energy and AfghanistanArgentinaBaliBelizeBethlehemBoliviaBrazil CambodiaCanadaChileChinaColombiaEcuadorEgypt El SalvadorGhanaGuatemalaHaitiHondurasIndialndoensia HAS CONTACTS IN OVER iranlraqlsraelltalyJamaicaKenyaMalawiMalaysiaMali WORLDSTOCK 60 DIFFERENT COUNTRIES AND IN ALL THOSE COUNTRIES WORLDSTOCK CREATES EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES FOR ALMOST 10,000 ARTISANS MexicoMoroccanNativeAmericanNepalNicaraguaNigeria PakistanPeruPhilippinesPolandRussiaRwandaSenegal SouthAfricaTanzaniaThailandTogoTrinidadTobagoTunesia TunisiaTurkeyU.S.A.UgandaVietnamZambiaZimbabwe want to know something else pretty great? GUESS HOW MUCH OF WORLDSTOCK PROFITS ARE 100% DONATED TO CHARITY... check it jout The profits have also helped to repair home roofs and walls, build a playground, a dormitory and a fish farm and plant In Guatemala, Worldstock profits have built: The profits have also been used to help build composting toilets. that houses 20 orphans Itn Kenya, Worldstock profits have built: new crops. to provide clean water to the orphans as well as & rain water harvesting tanks 6. ferrocement houses for a women's center +a clinic & a fish farm. as of April 30, 2011, Worldstock has given Also... In NEPAL, Worldstock has helped sell $100,000 worth of fair trade jewelry. In LIBERIA, Worldstock has assisted the government with school operations, trained people in green construction methods and initiated construction of inner-city latrine units. In ZIMBABWE, Worldstock has constructed a 50,000 liter water tank for community use. $67,141,199 back into the hands --------- -..--. of Worldstock artisans. AND WORLDSTOCK PLANS ON DOING A WHOLE LOT MORE... KENYA: Continue vocational training classes, implement two infrastructure projects a month through inner-city schools and seek local based corporate financial support. NEPAL: Design and produce additional fair trade goods, gather more local artisans as well as develop a workshop and storefront for the local artisans. GUATEMALA: Completion of earth-bag house, run the CDN orphanage at capacity (20 children) and complete fish farms. COLOMBIA: Develop a cottage industry and help create employment for jewelry makers and other artisans. HAITI: Build a school in a rural area, install a maize mill on school grounds to serve as an income generation source. LIBERIA: Construct additional sanitation units as well as drill and install water wells in dense urban neighborhoods. ZIMBABWE: Develop food security for orphanage, develop fish farms and create more ferrocement housing. In Malawi, Worldstock profits have built: an entire school plus training for local masons on green construction methods & have helped huild water towers as well as a pump house. WORLDSTOCK.COM THE FAIR TRADE DIVISION OF OVERSTOCK.COM which equals which

How Worldstock Helps the World

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Reducing your carbon footprint has been a topic of conversation for years. From documentaries about global warming to movements that aim to eradicate waste, the media has placed a huge focus on the wa...



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