Blog: Posts in category Micro-Enterprise

Easy Shipping, Major Impact

August 14, 2018

Here at Soles4Souls, we are fortunate to have an incredible network of corporate supporters who help propel our impact forward every single day. One of those generous partners whose values align with our mission is Zappos’ philanthropic division, Zappos for Good. In an effort to promote sustainability and keep unwanted textiles out of landfills, Zappos...

How Zappos and Allbirds are Helping Soles4Souls Turn Trash into Opportunity

July 17, 2018

Here at Soles4Souls we are committed to not only fighting poverty, but also protecting the environment. A troubling amount of textiles go to waste every day and end up in the trash. In fact, the EPA states that only 15% of clothing and footwear in the U.S. is recycled. That means that 85% of discarded...

A Full Circle Moment in Transnistria

June 20, 2018

Lena Ahremtseva was raised in a Transnistrian orphanage with 200 other children from birth through the age of 16. “Our days were all alike,” said Lena. “We would wake up, go to classes held there, and then we had free time for a couple of hours, but we could not leave the grounds. Then we...