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Offer: Looking for Women handmade items (REVISED JANUARY 14, 2014)

Happy New Year!

I pray that 2014 will be a blessed year for you and your families.

Since posting this last year, I have had several women and women groups contact me. I have even purchased items or received items to sell for these women/women groups.

However, we are finding that it costs just as much, if not more to ship these items. This is not good since the women/women groups are trying to sell their items for profit.

Also, I cannot mark items up too high to make a profit, since many of these items are sold here in the US for far less.

With this in mind, from this day forward, I will be willing to purchase and sell your items, only if you can pay for the shipping costs. I cannot afford to pay for shipping costs at this time, especially if it costs more to ship the items than the items. It is a loss for me. Also, if your items costs more to ship than the price that you will receive for them, it is a loss for you. We want to be able to sell the items here and make a profit for both of us, not lose money.

I am starting a crowd funding page to raise money that will help pay for shipping of these items. Until then, unless you or your group can pay for the shipping, I won't be able to buy items and pay for the shipping too.

In the meanwhile, if there are any international women living in America, that make items, and would like to participate,
I greatly appreciate it. The shipping costs will be relatively low being shipped within the US. Just keep in mind if the shipping outweighs the profit that you are getting for your items, it's probably not a good deal.

I thank you in advance for your time,

May God Bless you!

DeBorah

Hello and Good Day!

I am looking for women vendors from all over the world, that create items, so that I can sell them in my women's boutique (online and storefront).

These items can be jewelry, scarves, purses, wallets, books, clothing, almost anything, as long as they are handmade by women.

Please contact me for more information:

DeBorah
mzdeborah2u@hotmail.com

Thank you!

Comments

chizoba's picture

intrested

dear debbie,i would love to be your representative here in my country but my questions are how would these women know that their goods have been sold.i would have to explain these to them. cheers

katina maria's picture

Namibia

Dear Debbie
I am training Women in making Arts and crafts in Namibia and our biggest challenge is marketing.From which country are you and how soon can we sent our products and are you buying also some or at least paying some upfront to cover the transport .my direct email katrinamgarises@gmail.com

Sharo's picture

Dear Debbie, its a good

Dear Debbie,

its a good idea, but will you be buying from these women upfront, so that they do not have to wait that long for them to receive some profit from what they are making. In Zambia, i can help. Iam in touch with women who make different things.
My direct email is sharon_han@ymail.com

Kind regards,
Sharon

Destined4's picture

items

Hi Sharon

I think that buying up front will be a better way.

What kind of items do the women make? is there a way you can send pictures?
Also, how much are they asking for their items?

Thank you

DeBorah

mzdeborah2u@hotmail.com

Kangabe's picture

Items

Hi, Sharon

This is a good idea. I have a group of women who make jewelries (Necklaces, Bangles Earrings and other items). If it is okey for you I can take photos of some of them and I e-mail them to you. After looking at them it is good to buy as suggested above.

Kangabe Edith
kangabe _edith@yahh.ie

Kangabe Edith

Kangabe's picture

Items

Hi, Sharon

This is a good idea. I have a group of women who make jewelries (Necklaces, Bangles Earrings and other items). If it is okey for you I can take photos of some of them and I e-mail them to you. After looking at them it is good to buy as suggested above.

Kangabe Edith
kangabe _edith@yahoo.ie

Kangabe Edith

Destined4's picture

pictures

Good Day, Kangabe Edith

Please send the pictures to my email: mzdeborah2u@hotmail.com.

Thank you and God Bless!

DeBorah

Kangabe's picture

Feedback

Hello Dear,

How are you,

I forwarded the pictures as you requested but I have not received any feed back. Did you receive them?

Nice time

Edith

Kangabe Edith

Destined4's picture

Pictures

Hi Edith

I am looking in my email now.

I will let get back with you later.

I thought I responded to the pictures, but maybe I didn't.

Take care
DeBorah

erica's picture

supplier of women products

Dear DeBorah
We read with interest of your concern to sell products from
marginalized producers around the world especially women.

We are a fair trade wholesale producer organization based in Cameroon and our women
produce unique handcrafts,music instruments,baskets,tote
handbags,place mats,gifts,handmade paper jewelry ,dolls and puzzles.

Our women produce high quality products and we are currently seeking buyers
for our exotic products and with your partnership and assistance we will
make a small change, great difference in the lives of our producers based on
Fair Trade not Aid.

You will be pleased with the quality of our products.Your online web shop
will not be complete without products from Cameroon.

www.flickr.com/photos/ndopcraft

We look forward to working with you.
Best regards

Mrs Erica Gabe/David Gabe
CEO Founder

mrbeckbeck's picture

Have you seen?

Have you seen this person looking for a market for paper beads? http://worldpulse.com/pulsewire/exchange/post/77404

The two of you might connect for great success!

Have you been having good luck making connections here? From the comments it looks like it!

Kind regards,

Scott Beck
World Pulse Online Community Manager

Destined4's picture

Re:Have you seen

Hi Scott

Yes I've connected with AFSU and have already purchased some paper bead jewelry to sell.

Thank you for looking out for us!

DeBorah

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