IBEC coaching and consulting aims to see transformed lives and communities through local profitable business endeavors in developing economies. Some of these businesses provide jobs to disadvantaged people in need and produce a product which is sold online. Buying these quality products helps to give freedom in the name of Jesus to people victimized by poverty, marginalization, and human trafficking.
Some of the missional businesses noted below are direct clients of IBEC; others are well known to us because of our connection in other ways. By buying an item for a Christmas gift, you will help the business create and sustain jobs thus producing kingdom impact. All employees see Jesus lived out in the business and hear the Good News of the Gospel. We trust you will consider shopping here and make an impact on a needy person.
Sari Bari serves victims of Calcutta’s prostitution districts by providing jobs and life with dignity. Some of the products include home décor, baby things, and bags. Buying here is an investment in a woman’s life in India.
Sudara helps break the cycle of sex slavery with sewing centers in India; thus creating freedom for hundreds of women. Check out their pajamas, robes, and lounge pants among other interesting items.
Imani Collective provides jobs for women in poverty in Mombasa, Kenya. Try ordering Christmas ornaments and other options. Check out stories of the women on IBEC’s Oct 4/19 blog.
Fair Flies currently operates in Nepal and provides hope to dozens of employees who tie fishing flies for North American markets, and do so with fair trade practices and a fair wage. Check out their product line.
SHEMA Here you can find contemporary clothing with garments made by individuals rescued from sex trafficking. Product comes from factories in Cambodia, Nepal and Indonesia. Shop for “him” or “her” this Christmas.
Freeset exists for the many women in West Bengal, India who are vulnerable to sex trafficking. Order a bag, tee, and many kinds of woven fabrics, and support job creation for more than 250 employees.
Barrington Gifts is a high-end men and women’s manufacturer of bags, accessories, belts and other leather products, providing employment for marginalized people at risk in Asia.
Larry Sharp, Director of Training, IBEC Ventures
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Larry, thanks for all the great gift ideas. Nice to know your dollars will make a positive difference in the global world.