Crafting Change

If you're shopping for an eco-conscious, socially aware teenager, or if you're trying to create one, you might want to pick out a gift made by these cooperatives. I originally had a link to a Crafting Change Cooperative in Rio where the low income artisans turn trash into attractive jewelery, handbags, and belts. At this time I can't locate a URL for them, but here are some other organizations doing similar things:

Image from Indego Africa