About:
Global Girlfriend was created by Stacey Edgar in 2003 to help women worldwide gain economic security while providing you unique products and a simple way to help women in need. Our fair-trade boutique offers a line of trend-setting, women-made, fair-trade products including stylish apparel, accessories and gifts with one purpose — helping women in need help themselves. We believe passionately that economic opportunity for women holds the promise for real change in the world; because when women have an income, they reinvest in themselves and in their children’s health, education and nutrition, building stronger families and communities over time. Many women try desperately to make a living selling their artisan-quality goods but find that they have little access to market opportunities. Through fair-trade practices, Global Girlfriend brings the work of these disadvantaged groups directly to you. Global Girlfriend believes in forming long-term partnerships that provide women a fair living wage with equal employment opportunities, healthy and safe working conditions, technical assistance and development strategies to foster prosperity and reduce poverty.

* Women Made
We know that economic opportunities for women holds the promise for real change because with a sustainable income over time, a woman invests in her family’s health and education — things that really help break the cycle of poverty.

* Fair Trade
We also know that for women to thrive, those opportunities must reflect fair working conditions, many times non-traditional ones like working from home, and access to resources that provide a gateway into the global economy

* Eco-Friendly
We share one earth and it must be healthy for us all to thrive. We support women in producing products that solve their community environmental issues, producing healthier children, rivers, skies and world.

Global Girlfriend directs the charity royalty from each purchase to Camfed (Campaign for Female Education), a nonprofit organization dedicated to eradicating poverty in Africa through the education of girls and the empowerment of young women. Camfed works directly with girls and women in rural areas of Zimbabwe, Zambia, Ghana and Tanzania, providing educational and economic opportunities.

The charity royalty from each purchase at Global Girlfriend is directed to Camfed’s seed money micro-grant and micro-credit program. Camfed’s seed money micro-grant program is run by young women for young women, creating a bond of female solidarity that is integral to its success. Young women in the seed money program receive an initial micro-grant, which they do not have to repay, in order to launch a small business venture, benefiting themselves, their families, and their entire communities.

Contact:
Global Girlfriend Website
8101 Shaffer Parkway, Suite 2
Littleton, CO 80127
Email: stacey@globalgirlfriend.com

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About Solar Roast Coffee:
Brothers Dave and Mike invented their first solar coffee roaster in the summer of 2004. They built it in their parents’ backyard using mirrors, a broccoli steamer, and an old satellite dish…

Today, they roast with their newest custom-built solar machine in sunny Pueblo, Colorado. Their enormous roaster, dubbed the Helios 4, uses sunlight in place of fuel on sunny days. This reduces carbon emissions, saves energy, and brings out the coffee’s natural oils. Now you too can enjoy the full flavor and richness of Solar Roast Coffee!

*Voted “Best Eco-Friendly Coffee” by the Denver Westword, 2008.*

Solar Roast Coffee
226 North Main Street
Pueblo CO 81003
Telephone:(719) 544-2008
e-mail: info@solarroast.com