Who needs an invisble friend when there is Penelope? He'll teach you how to open a banana, play on the swings, and snuggle up in bed. From our global partner Monkey Project, Penelope is hand made by women Peru sharing their kids favorite toys with yours.
-Handcrotched by women artisans in Peru
Typical products: Children’s hand-crocheted monkeys
Demographic of women: Extreme Poverty
The Monkey Project believes that love is the most powerful force in the world, and as a social enterprise they express that love through their commitment to fair-trade business practices. They provide work to talented Peruvian women who hand-crochet each of our lovable sock monkeys while also, educating the younger generation on social issues and the concept of giving-back.
Your purchase of a Thistle Farms Global product directly impacts the healing and empowerment of survivors of addiction, trafficking, violence, and extreme poverty around the world.
Because of YOUR purchase, together we can:
Partner with 26 organizations in 17 different countries
Support employment of over 1,700 women
Promote safe and healthy work environments along with a livable wage
Connect global partners to new markets
Cultivate new global initiatives such as the Welcome Project
Learn more about Thistle Farm’s Global here.