Category Archives: Products & Gifts WAD

Sewing Mums

Sewing Mums provides single mothers who are unable to go out to work with an opportunity to earn income from home. These ladies either need to look after their children, or some have illnesses that prevent them from engaging in

Sewing Mums

Sewing Mums provides single mothers who are unable to go out to work with an opportunity to earn income from home. These ladies either need to look after their children, or some have illnesses that prevent them from engaging in

Covenant Jewellery

  Covenant Jewellery (formerly known as Saught) creates beautiful pieces of jewellery made by their team of artisans and craftsmen in Cambodia – providing them with meaningful employment, fair pay, health care and a positive work environment. In the world

Covenant Jewellery

  Covenant Jewellery (formerly known as Saught) creates beautiful pieces of jewellery made by their team of artisans and craftsmen in Cambodia – providing them with meaningful employment, fair pay, health care and a positive work environment. In the world

The LOOMs Workshops

The LOOMs Workshops is a social enterprise that provides education and employment for disadvantaged women through the creation and sale of handcrafted homeware and fashion accessories. Personal development workshops are designed in order to allow each of the LOOMs Sewing

The LOOMs Workshops

The LOOMs Workshops is a social enterprise that provides education and employment for disadvantaged women through the creation and sale of handcrafted homeware and fashion accessories. Personal development workshops are designed in order to allow each of the LOOMs Sewing

Personalised Love

Personalised Love (PLove) is a social enterprise that trains and employs people with special needs to produce beautiful leather-based personal and corporate gifts. They also conduct corporate workshops and school sessions around leather craft making and values-based workshops for learning

Personalised Love

Personalised Love (PLove) is a social enterprise that trains and employs people with special needs to produce beautiful leather-based personal and corporate gifts. They also conduct corporate workshops and school sessions around leather craft making and values-based workshops for learning

Project Nomad

Nomad is a social enterprise that connects rural artisans to emerging and developing markets, providing them with livelihood and educational support for the young kids in their communities. Currently, Nomad is partnering with artisans in India and Indonesia to produce

Project Nomad

Nomad is a social enterprise that connects rural artisans to emerging and developing markets, providing them with livelihood and educational support for the young kids in their communities. Currently, Nomad is partnering with artisans in India and Indonesia to produce

Gift-It-Forward

Party with Meaning! Huh? Is that really possible? Absolutely yes! Social enterprise Gift-It-Forward is an online invitation and gifting platform that helps you plan parties with a charitable twist. Gift-It-Forward wants to help your children learn about charity and spreading

Gift-It-Forward

Party with Meaning! Huh? Is that really possible? Absolutely yes! Social enterprise Gift-It-Forward is an online invitation and gifting platform that helps you plan parties with a charitable twist. Gift-It-Forward wants to help your children learn about charity and spreading

hello flowers!

hello flowers! is a social enterprise floral studio that creates beautiful moments with flowers and nature. At hello flowers!, you will expect a lot of experimenting, mixing and just letting nature speaks for itself. Founded by Annie, a curious and

hello flowers!

hello flowers! is a social enterprise floral studio that creates beautiful moments with flowers and nature. At hello flowers!, you will expect a lot of experimenting, mixing and just letting nature speaks for itself. Founded by Annie, a curious and

BloomBack Flowers

Founder of Bloomback, Hazel, says, “Any contribution from the public is a gift to a marginalised woman in our community.” BloomBack is a online floral social enterprise that seeks to empower marginalised women. Hazel’s inspiration came from her background of

BloomBack Flowers

Founder of Bloomback, Hazel, says, “Any contribution from the public is a gift to a marginalised woman in our community.” BloomBack is a online floral social enterprise that seeks to empower marginalised women. Hazel’s inspiration came from her background of

The Art Faculty by Pathlight

The Art Faculty by Pathlight is located within the Enabling Village near Redhill MRT Station (enablingvillage.sg). There’s another branch at Pathlight school in Ang Mo Kio which we have not visited yet. There’s a wide variety of art related products

The Art Faculty by Pathlight

The Art Faculty by Pathlight is located within the Enabling Village near Redhill MRT Station (enablingvillage.sg). There’s another branch at Pathlight school in Ang Mo Kio which we have not visited yet. There’s a wide variety of art related products

Mustard Tree

Mustard Tree is both an online store and a physical retail store (located at Ng Teng Fong Hospital at Jurong East, Level 2). Founders Soek Ying and Barry set out to build a business that would empower people with special needs.

Mustard Tree

Mustard Tree is both an online store and a physical retail store (located at Ng Teng Fong Hospital at Jurong East, Level 2). Founders Soek Ying and Barry set out to build a business that would empower people with special needs.

The Animal Project

The Animal Project Pte Ltd is a social enterprise which aims to provide customers with quality life-style products using artwork drawn by persons with special needs. Their products range from art pieces, gift items, dinner ware to stationaries – all

The Animal Project

The Animal Project Pte Ltd is a social enterprise which aims to provide customers with quality life-style products using artwork drawn by persons with special needs. Their products range from art pieces, gift items, dinner ware to stationaries – all

The Nail Social

Pssst! One for the ladies…. The Nail Social is a lovely little oasis in Haji Lane to get nails done and support a great social cause! Co-founder, Cheryl Ou, and her team of lovely ladies do foot massages, manicures and

The Nail Social

Pssst! One for the ladies…. The Nail Social is a lovely little oasis in Haji Lane to get nails done and support a great social cause! Co-founder, Cheryl Ou, and her team of lovely ladies do foot massages, manicures and

ONE+ONE Handmade Craft

ONE+ONE is a social enterprise that designs and created handmade, handstitched and handcrafted products. 30% of the net profit is given to a needy cause, but none specifically mentioned. During the development of ONE+ONE, the founder of the brand decided

ONE+ONE Handmade Craft

ONE+ONE is a social enterprise that designs and created handmade, handstitched and handcrafted products. 30% of the net profit is given to a needy cause, but none specifically mentioned. During the development of ONE+ONE, the founder of the brand decided

Soule Slippers

Soule Flipflops and Lifestyle Goods Soüle is a play on two words = Sole + Soul. Their mission is to provide a sole for every soul. Can shopping change the world? They think so. Every purchase you make at Soule

Soule Slippers

Soule Flipflops and Lifestyle Goods Soüle is a play on two words = Sole + Soul. Their mission is to provide a sole for every soul. Can shopping change the world? They think so. Every purchase you make at Soule

SMARTERIA

SMARTERIA: From Phnom Penh to Paris Smateria’s product creation is not only about recycling: it is also about creating useful, attractive and innovative items from the most mundane materials…  Smateria is all about transformation. A used milk carton becomes a

SMARTERIA

SMARTERIA: From Phnom Penh to Paris Smateria’s product creation is not only about recycling: it is also about creating useful, attractive and innovative items from the most mundane materials…  Smateria is all about transformation. A used milk carton becomes a

BELIEVE NJ – Muffins

First Flagship Retail Sales Counter opening on 18 March 2014! Offering a variety mix of sweet & savoury muffins piping hot from the oven, complementing with great cheese dips prepared with and by the intellectually challenged youths. Set meals @ $7.80

BELIEVE NJ – Muffins

First Flagship Retail Sales Counter opening on 18 March 2014! Offering a variety mix of sweet & savoury muffins piping hot from the oven, complementing with great cheese dips prepared with and by the intellectually challenged youths. Set meals @ $7.80

Daughters of Tomorrow – Livelihood SOS

Daughters Of Tomorrow (DOT) is a social enterprise enabling livelihoods for underprivileged women in Asia. They provide design, marketing expertise and sales channels for products made by women communities who benefit through skills training and employment. DOT is founded by

Daughters of Tomorrow – Livelihood SOS

Daughters Of Tomorrow (DOT) is a social enterprise enabling livelihoods for underprivileged women in Asia. They provide design, marketing expertise and sales channels for products made by women communities who benefit through skills training and employment. DOT is founded by

好貨設 hǎo huò shè (HHS) – goods with a heart!

好貨設 hǎo huò shè (HHS) is a e-commerce business with an eco and social angle started by Singaporean Hui Shan, who left her career in tax consultancy to contribute back to the community. Hui Shan shares that “HHS is a

好貨設 hǎo huò shè (HHS) – goods with a heart!

好貨設 hǎo huò shè (HHS) is a e-commerce business with an eco and social angle started by Singaporean Hui Shan, who left her career in tax consultancy to contribute back to the community. Hui Shan shares that “HHS is a

Ren Bakers

2016 ANNOUNCEMENT: Sad to say that Ren Bakers have closed operations permanently. Heard about this outfit from one of our good friends over a meal… Ren (仁) Bakers is a bakery and café with a difference. Ren Bakers, a partner

Ren Bakers

2016 ANNOUNCEMENT: Sad to say that Ren Bakers have closed operations permanently. Heard about this outfit from one of our good friends over a meal… Ren (仁) Bakers is a bakery and café with a difference. Ren Bakers, a partner

The YOuyii Project – A Christmas Special

Certainly one of the more unusual features on SWAD but no less meaningful! In a nutshell, support a local Sewing Aunty community by adopting a special edition YOuyii ‘plushie’, either for yourself or to give to loved ones and inspire

The YOuyii Project – A Christmas Special

Certainly one of the more unusual features on SWAD but no less meaningful! In a nutshell, support a local Sewing Aunty community by adopting a special edition YOuyii ‘plushie’, either for yourself or to give to loved ones and inspire

Mouth and Foot Painting Artists Pte Ltd

Mouth and Foot Painting Artists Pte Ltd is a partnership of artists with disabilities who have come together to sell their beautiful mouth and foot painted works of art reproduced on cards, calendars, and other items. They seek to earn

Mouth and Foot Painting Artists Pte Ltd

Mouth and Foot Painting Artists Pte Ltd is a partnership of artists with disabilities who have come together to sell their beautiful mouth and foot painted works of art reproduced on cards, calendars, and other items. They seek to earn

Human Nature

Great range of beauty products that both safe for our bodies, for the environment, and is also helping poor communities in the Philippines! For more on their advocacy, click on HN Advocacy. Good news is that they have an online store

Human Nature

Great range of beauty products that both safe for our bodies, for the environment, and is also helping poor communities in the Philippines! For more on their advocacy, click on HN Advocacy. Good news is that they have an online store

Gift Of Hope

Gift Of Hope is an initiative by 4 Nanyang Polytechnic students to help raise funds for TP Healthcare, who provides physiotherapy, occupational therapy, day care, nursing care and transport services to all adults and elderly regardless of race and religion. To

Gift Of Hope

Gift Of Hope is an initiative by 4 Nanyang Polytechnic students to help raise funds for TP Healthcare, who provides physiotherapy, occupational therapy, day care, nursing care and transport services to all adults and elderly regardless of race and religion. To

be movement – Celebrating the Courage to be

be movement – Celebrating the Courage to be For the first time ever, Noam Chomsky, “father of modern linguistics” and voted the “world’s top public intellectual”, has endorsed a publication from Singapore. This publication is a totally independent “bookazine” (part

be movement – Celebrating the Courage to be

be movement – Celebrating the Courage to be For the first time ever, Noam Chomsky, “father of modern linguistics” and voted the “world’s top public intellectual”, has endorsed a publication from Singapore. This publication is a totally independent “bookazine” (part

Aii Candy Gifts

Aii is a social enterprise that works with hearing impaired people to conceptualize lovely decorated candy packaged as gifts and favors, personalized hampers, beautiful candy tables and interesting goody and gift bags for corporate functions, parties, weddings, and product launches.  The

Aii Candy Gifts

Aii is a social enterprise that works with hearing impaired people to conceptualize lovely decorated candy packaged as gifts and favors, personalized hampers, beautiful candy tables and interesting goody and gift bags for corporate functions, parties, weddings, and product launches.  The

Hi Thrift Shop

HI THRIFT SHOP is a social enterprise that seeks to generate work opportunities and financial stability for the older and disadvantaged workers. Hi Thrift is a partnership between Highpoint Community Services Association and HealthServe. You can pick-up some great stuff at reasonable prices

Hi Thrift Shop

HI THRIFT SHOP is a social enterprise that seeks to generate work opportunities and financial stability for the older and disadvantaged workers. Hi Thrift is a partnership between Highpoint Community Services Association and HealthServe. You can pick-up some great stuff at reasonable prices

Chinatown Social Enterprise – Handicraft Store

Chinatown Social Enterprise(CSE) is a non Profit organization, established by Kreta Ayer-Kim Seng CCC and the support of Singapore Turf Club, to help provide career opportunities for elderly and needy to earn a living for themselves, and enable needy to learn

Chinatown Social Enterprise – Handicraft Store

Chinatown Social Enterprise(CSE) is a non Profit organization, established by Kreta Ayer-Kim Seng CCC and the support of Singapore Turf Club, to help provide career opportunities for elderly and needy to earn a living for themselves, and enable needy to learn

Bakery Hearts

BAKERY HEARTS is a project organised by The Ang Mo Kio Family Service Centres, selling baked goods. It empowers women from low income families by providing opportunities to earn supplementary income from baking. For more information, check out their Facebook

Bakery Hearts

BAKERY HEARTS is a project organised by The Ang Mo Kio Family Service Centres, selling baked goods. It empowers women from low income families by providing opportunities to earn supplementary income from baking. For more information, check out their Facebook

Pathlight Mall

The mission of Pathlight Mall is to promote and endorse a new brand of products embellished with unique doodles by students of Pathlight School, Singapore’s first Autism-focused school that offer a unique blend of mainstream curriculum and life skills. Each

Pathlight Mall

The mission of Pathlight Mall is to promote and endorse a new brand of products embellished with unique doodles by students of Pathlight School, Singapore’s first Autism-focused school that offer a unique blend of mainstream curriculum and life skills. Each

WEworkz Handicrafts & Services

WEworkz, a co-operative for women, has a vision to encourage and empower lower-income Singaporean women who are unable to commit to full time employment to engage in home-based economic activities, such as making of handicrafts, accessories, and in the future, services

WEworkz Handicrafts & Services

WEworkz, a co-operative for women, has a vision to encourage and empower lower-income Singaporean women who are unable to commit to full time employment to engage in home-based economic activities, such as making of handicrafts, accessories, and in the future, services

Red Shield Industries Family Thrift Stores

The Red Shield Industries (RSI) Family Thrift Stores, in partnership with The Salvation Army, is a social enterprise as well as a serving ministry. The Salvation Army receives donations-in-kind from the public and companies. In turn, RSI resells them at

Red Shield Industries Family Thrift Stores

The Red Shield Industries (RSI) Family Thrift Stores, in partnership with The Salvation Army, is a social enterprise as well as a serving ministry. The Salvation Army receives donations-in-kind from the public and companies. In turn, RSI resells them at

Mother and Child Project

Mother and Child Project products (clothes, bags, accessories and corporate gifts) made in Singapore by mothers (mostly single mothers with children), retirees and women recovering from psychiatric illnesses. By providing sewing contract work under the Mother and Child brand, the

Mother and Child Project

Mother and Child Project products (clothes, bags, accessories and corporate gifts) made in Singapore by mothers (mostly single mothers with children), retirees and women recovering from psychiatric illnesses. By providing sewing contract work under the Mother and Child brand, the

Greenie Genie

Greenie Genie is an online store that specializes in accessories.  Their aim is to deliver products which are intricately handmade with assured quality and essentially, unique & one-of-a-kind which accentuate with lots of character and individuality. Through each of these amazingly handcrafted pieces,

Greenie Genie

Greenie Genie is an online store that specializes in accessories.  Their aim is to deliver products which are intricately handmade with assured quality and essentially, unique & one-of-a-kind which accentuate with lots of character and individuality. Through each of these amazingly handcrafted pieces,

Homespun Pte Ltd

Homespun reaches out to the cottage industries and bind them with local talents to create inspiring everyday objects. It’s a fusion of ideas between designers and craftsmen. For more information and queries, please contact the company directly at their website below. Website: http://www.homespun.info/

Homespun Pte Ltd

Homespun reaches out to the cottage industries and bind them with local talents to create inspiring everyday objects. It’s a fusion of ideas between designers and craftsmen. For more information and queries, please contact the company directly at their website below. Website: http://www.homespun.info/

GAT (Gift and Take) Pte Ltd

GAT believes that social advancement for the less fortunate can co-exist with one built on a business foundation. They produce and sell gifts made by the impoverished, disabled and disadvantaged in this world. For more information and queries, please contact

GAT (Gift and Take) Pte Ltd

GAT believes that social advancement for the less fortunate can co-exist with one built on a business foundation. They produce and sell gifts made by the impoverished, disabled and disadvantaged in this world. For more information and queries, please contact

FOCOS Online Store

FOCOS is an integrated wholesale, e-commerce and retail Business Hub for the “Fair Trade & Social Responsible“ global consumer market.  Sells clothes, jewellery, gifts, etc. For more information and queries, please contact the company directly at their website below. Website: http://focos.com.sg/

FOCOS Online Store

FOCOS is an integrated wholesale, e-commerce and retail Business Hub for the “Fair Trade & Social Responsible“ global consumer market.  Sells clothes, jewellery, gifts, etc. For more information and queries, please contact the company directly at their website below. Website: http://focos.com.sg/

FAIR & SQUARE

FAIR & SQUARE Artisan Gallery works in partnership with disadvantaged artisans in developing communities throughout the Asia-Pacific region to produce a range of fairtrade, eco-friendly corporate gift, event and promotional products. For more information and queries, please contact the company directly at their

FAIR & SQUARE

FAIR & SQUARE Artisan Gallery works in partnership with disadvantaged artisans in developing communities throughout the Asia-Pacific region to produce a range of fairtrade, eco-friendly corporate gift, event and promotional products. For more information and queries, please contact the company directly at their

TOMS Shoes

TOMS Shoes, an American company that would match every pair of shoes purchased with a pair of new shoes given to a child in need. One for One.  For more information and queries, please contact the company directly at their website below.

TOMS Shoes

TOMS Shoes, an American company that would match every pair of shoes purchased with a pair of new shoes given to a child in need. One for One.  For more information and queries, please contact the company directly at their website below.