Change the World through Sustainable Job Creation

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Jan 24, 2013

Continuing Support for our Haitian Artisans!


Dear Fellow Sandal Wearer,

REBUILD globally has ended 2012 with some amazing accomplishments!

RG was recently awarded the Business Innovation and Growth (BIG) Award, for our sustainable, socially conscious business model from the Orlando Chamber of Commerce.  Due to this great honor, RG has been able to expand its' capacity by using the marketing techniques and assistance to increase sales for the very sandals that are saving lives in Haiti. The BIG award, along with the generous support from Global Giving donors like you, reminds us of the interconnectedness of the global community. We feel honored to be a integrated in both the developing and developed worlds. 

RG was also recently given the opportunity to attend the Surf Expo in Orlando, FL.  This tradeshow has opened many new doors for RG.  Becoming a market access partner and allowing people from all over the world to buy recycled tire sandals has enabled many new relationships.  New buyers are able to purchase  sandals that are the source of economic stability for many families in Haiti.  
Our artisans and families continuously battle a myriad of obstacles in Haiti, but each obstacle gets a little easier because of YOUR help. Your donations have: allowed mothers to have sustainable jobs, provided orphan boys and girls with sandals to walk safely on dirt roads, put children in school rather than keep them on the street, and inspired a new generation of leadership, social enterprise and hope.

Get your very own pair of beautiful, handmade sandals!  Support us by visiting our online store and purchasing your pair of REBUILDERs today! As always, you can stay up to date on our efforts by following us on facebook and youtube!

Thank you,

Your Favorite Sandal Makers

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