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Brands with a purpose |
Recently I have been getting back into my early college habits when I made it part of my routine to buy from companies that had a purpose other than profit. What I am talking about is companies that work with underserved areas, charities, or foundations to help people around the globe get something they need. All of these causes are very important to me because I have always been privilege to not need anything, and I have felt bad that there are others out there, including children, that need so much. At the moment the most I can recall is this started to blossom in 2009 when I was in a Medical Forum for high school students and we had an activist/documentary producer talk to us about how there are women in the Congo and other countries of Africa and the world who are struggling to even give birth because their severe malnutrition prevents them from giving birth successfully and causes them to have obstetrics fistulas. This is also the beginning of my heavy interest of women’s health. For the first time I bought something that helped someone somewhere else get something they needed. For every purchase of the documentary …