Another Reason Why We Should Support SMEs: They Give Back Just As Much

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June 28, 2021
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These burgeoning local brands are paying it forward

 

 

It’s been more than a year since the pandemic hit, and its long-enduring effects continue to permeate through life as we all know it. Many small and medium enterprises have been heavily affected, with a number closing down completely, but this isn’t stopping others from paying it forward. Amid a pandemic, we need all the help that we can get. And with technology and digital means, giving back is made even easier.

 

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Rags2Riches

With the mission of lifting local artisans out of poverty, the brainchild of Reese Fernandez-Ruiz has doubled its efforts to give back in the midst of a pandemic. The flourishing eco-ethical fashion brand is rising up to affect change by providing meals and PPEs, and generating livelihood for their community through the creation of reusable face masks sewn by Rags2Riches artisans.

 

 

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Human Nature

As a social enterprise, Human Nature is pro-poor, pro-environment and pro-Philippines. They prioritize Filipino suppliers, most especially farmers, to make our local economy stronger especially amid difficult times. Through partnerships with Gawad Kalinga and other community-based enterprises, they help multiply the income of poor communities by providing safe, effective, genuinely natural and affordable products to loyal consumers.

 

 

Support Human Nature by shopping here

 

Theo & Philo

Borne out of the Filipinos’ timeless love for chocolate, Theo & Philo flourishes with a mission to source and craft high-quality chocolates straight from its very roots. The array of products, proudly made from the cacao beans of Davao and the world-famous sugar of Bacolod, capture the rich heritage of the Filipinos. The brand also works closely with local farmers positively impacting local rural communities in a micro-factory setting.

 

 

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Good news: you can support SMEs and other local brands with just a few clicks! There’s no doubt that shopping is guilt-free, for yourself or for a loved one.

 

 

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Photos Rags2Riches

Art Matthew Ian Fetalver

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