WHO SAY: 2014 Gift Guide: The Do-Gooder

2014 Gift Guide: The Do-Gooder


By Kirstin Benson

These gifts are more than just presents. They are changing lives

The holiday season has officially arrived, and with that, comes the stress of finding perfect gifts for all of your loved ones. Our editors have scoured the gift market and have found the ultimate gifts that also give back. 

Hand-Batik Medium Carry-All from Studio One Eighty Nine, $98

Handpainted in Ghana by local artisans using traditional West African Batik Technique, this elegant carry-all makes a great case for your iPad mini, tablet and some extra essentials. STUDIO ONE EIGHTY NINE is a social enterprise created byRosario Dawson and Abrima Erwiah that consist of creatives that seeks to provide a platform to help promote and curate African and African-inspired content. Says Rosario

It's really important that we make sure we're not just raising money for donations, but we're actually creating partnerships. We're supporting people doing what they love and what they are good at, and making sure they are successful so that they can put their own kids through school and protect their own kids from disease and famine.