Refugees Making New Life With Jewelry

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Ways of Change is an ethically sourced fashion brand connecting people affected by conflict and migration to a global community. They offer fair wages to refugees so that they may support and Screen Shot 2015-12-15 at 1.39.16 PMempower themselves through entrepreneurship while sustaining and building upon their traditional skills. Where possible, their products are made from upcycled, organic, natural, cruelty-free, fairly traded and locally sourced materials.Screen Shot 2015-12-15 at 1.38.29 PMIn offering a high-quality and socially conscious product we aim to inspire people to use the power of their purchase to create positive change in the world. In doing so, they hope that their customers are interested in the story behind their products, the story of the person. They believe that by connecting people they can create a space of mutual empowerment where people can recognize themselves in others.Screen Shot 2015-12-15 at 1.39.38 PM
Screen Shot 2015-12-15 at 1.39.26 PMA portion of all Ways of Change’s profits are used to support community projects that focus on empowerment and sustainable living, contributing to positive change. In the long-term, Ways of Change hopes to provide support to refugees as they eventually return to their country of origin, settle into a new country, or integrate into local communities where they are currently living. The name Ways of Change recognizes the existence of the manyScreen Shot 2015-12-15 at 1.39.04 PM avenues that can and will lead the world to positive change, both within the refugee sector as well as the fashion industry. Ways of Change is an embodiment of our inspirations, experiences and vision for the future.

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