Empowering Women Together This Mothers Day #pintoempower

Refinements_gotham_5A few weeks ago I shared with you about the launch of Empowering Women Together  which is an element of Walmart’s Global Women’s Economic 5-year commitment through 2016 to source $20 billion from women-owned businesses. ( click here to read that article) .

I once again have jumped in to partner with Mom It Forward and Walmart to partner in support of  Empowering Women Together With Mothers day just days away now is a perfect time to support and empower other moms across the world by supporting Empowering Women Together, an online destination that gives shoppers who want to buy unique and interesting products the opportunity to do so while supporting small women-owned businesses around the world.

Watch the below Video as one example of Empowering Women Together

Being a mom we know how difficult it is to just raise our children make sure they get an education, eat right, have clean clothes to wear, stay caught up on those doctor and dentist visits etc.  Think about living in a third world country where the only possibility of feeding your chilbundledren or providing them with an education or a visit to the doctor  was if someone were to purchase the goods you created.  If your anything like me your heart is ripped apart thinking there are children who go to bed hungry each night, who desperately need medications and an education.  How can you help from the comfort of your home?

The answer to that is simple shop online and support Empowering Women Together the  next time you have a gift to buy for a birthday, teacher gift or other celebration.  Your purchase will make a difference in the lives of not only the moms but their children.With each purchase, consumers lift and empower the women behind these products to create new jobs and improve both their own lives and the lives of their families and communities. Empowering Women Together offers more than 200 items from 19 businesses in nine countries.

Products include jewelry from Peru, Rwanda, Kenya and the U.S.; home accessories from Rwanda and Haiti; paper mache from Haiti, apparel and accessories from Rwanda; iPad and laptop cases from Cambodia and Nepal; coffee and tea sets sourced globally and made in America; and specialty foods made in America and Canada Empowering Women Together is an element of Walmart’s Global Women’s Economic 5-year commitment through 2016 to source $20 billion from women-owned businesses. Click on the image below for the  Empowering Women Together  look Book of items you can purchase

Do you Pin on Pinterest?  Click here Check out Walmarts Empowering Women Together Pinterest board   

WIN: Walmart is giving away $75 of  Empowering Women Together  product.

Product will be chosen by Walmart and shipped directly by Cohn & Wolfe.  You will not be able to choose what you win.

Enter for a chance to win using the Rafflecopter entry form below. For every entry you do it’s an extra entry to win.

a Rafflecopter giveaway

*US entries only and one entry per person. Winner will be chosen on May 26, 2013.


Disclaimer: I am part of the Mom It Forward blogger network. Mom It Forward and Walmart partnered in support of this campaign. Walmart compensated me for participation in this campaign. However, all thoughts and opinions are my own.

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