WHAT WE DO
ButterPear works with various community leaders in providing an avenue of sales for handmade and unique goods.
Purchasing these goods at full price, selling for fundraising, and giving back to these various communities. We believe in community investment and the power there is in small businesses.
We work with young refugee entrepreneurs in Cleveland and several African countries through business and non-profit work to assist with the education fees of their family members. Your purchase has a purpose and we promise to carry out our mission.
We are a global community of extraordinary women, students, and makers that create captivating, handmade designs.
We believe in DIGNITY over charity. With handmade pieces made from all natural materials such as banana leaf fiber, sisal plants, re-purposed pewter, re-purposed cow horn, paper beads, and so much more- each product is as unique as the artisan who created it.
The prices of all our-one-of a kind, handcrafted designs supports fair wages for talented artisans and allows us to continue to run as a socially conscious lifestyle brand. We also pay for design fees for exclusive rights to their work.
Giving every child the opportunity to go to school with no boundaries.
THE COST OF EDUCATION IN WEST AFRICA
SCHOOL FEES FOR AN ENTIRE YEAR AVERAGE $120
SCHOOL FEES FOR AN ENTIRE YEAR AVERAGE $160
SCHOOL FEES FOR AN ENTIRE YEAR AVERAGE $200