$10funds the equitable recovery of garments that would otherwise go to waste for our No More Fast Fashion Lab for Community Design. $25buys meals for up to 10 participants in our Mabilgu Program so that women otherwise working as kayayei can rest, recover and learn together about collaborative initiatives for alternative employment. $50supports a month of beach monitoring along a section of Accra’s coastline to track textile waste and build a case and a plan for reparations and community mobilization to restore the fragile coastal ecosystem as part of Our Long Recovery project. $100compensates members of the Kantamanto community to participate in necessary global dialogues on the future of fashion as part of our Dead White Man’s Clothes Project. $1000supports six months of a paid apprenticeship for a woman formerly working as a kayayo and the wrap-around programming to ensure she is able to plan for her future.
We also host the Secondhand Solidarity Fund to provide crisis relief for members of the secondhand clothing economy in Kantamanto Market. This effort has provided food for over 18,000 young women and girls working as kayayei during COVID-19 lockdowns and offered emergency relief for victims of the 2020 Kantamanto Christmas Fire. Find out more and contribute at solidarity.theor.org.
All online donations are received by The OR Foundation Ltd., a USA 501(C)(3) public-charity with EIN 27-1488092. Donations may be considered tax-deductible. Example amounts noted above serve to illustrate the impact of your donation. Funds may be allocated across programs and operational expenses. For details please view our 2021 Annual Report. Operations in Ghana are conducted through the Ghanaian charity The OR Foundation LBG with registration number CG144611220. To donate directly within Ghana please contact us for details. The Or Foundation is a member organization of 1% for the Planet and Beam Impact.
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