The support of individuals and organisations, so we can grow to support thousands of disadvantaged communities.
About me / About business or organisation:
The Shop for Change is an online marketplace with a mission for social change.
We enable disadvantaged sellers throughout the world to start selling online – sustainably growing their livelihoods.
The Shop for Change gives buyers an opportunity to connect, communicate and buy unique products online, direct from disadvantaged sellers.
The Shop for Change enables disadvantaged sellers to easily setup and manage an online store, in order to expand their access to markets, allowing their business to grow sustainably with the support of socially conscious buyers.
The Shop for Change is a shop for the real world, where transparency is paramount and social empowerment is the goal, as the majority of profits go to disadvantaged sellers – those struggling to access basic human rights.
Career history / Company history:
Founded in 2010 by Directors George Hiley, Jason Strachan and Alison Hughes.
We currently have sellers from locations around the world, including Thailand, Cambodia, India, Burma and Kenya. Our buyers are mostly situated in Australia, Europe, and the US – where we direct most of our media coverage.