Focus on Sub-Saharan Africa

My first trip to Africa ten years ago was truly life changing. No one could possibly imagine all the obstacles to living in an underserved area. Homes were simple mud thatched cardboard box houses, and open sewage flowed between ditches but in the midst lived some amazing people. Broad smiles greeted me from people full […] → Continue Reading Focus on Sub-Saharan Africa

Let Girls Learn-Swaziland Follow Up

                Let Girls Learn—Swaziland Follow Up Last year we started the girls’ education project in Swaziland with one of our artisan groups, Gone Rural. We were able to send our largest check of $10,000 last year. Our team has been busy with Gone Rural in Swaziland and Robin […] → Continue Reading Let Girls Learn-Swaziland Follow Up

Red Rover Fair Trade Swaziland Gone Rural

Swaziland – Gone Rural

Gone Rural was born in 1992 in Swaziland with the vision to empower women for generations to come. Gone Rural is comprised of over 800 woman artisans. […] → Continue Reading Swaziland – Gone Rural

Vietnam – Craftbeauty

Craftbeauty was developed in 2003 by a husband and wife team in the center of Vietnam. We went to visit them in 2010. They provide extensive training in tailoring to empower disadvantaged women in the community, some in which were affected by Agent Orange. […] → Continue Reading Vietnam – Craftbeauty

Surin Silver Thailand

Thailand, Surin Silver – ThaiCraft

ThaiCraft Handicrafts was formed in 1975 and is a very large organization representing 70 different artisan groups from all regions of Thailand. This fair trade entity ensures that the artisan producers and their crafts’ proceeds go directly back to those artisans who made the products-an income desperately needed for these artisans to regain their dignity and self reliance. […] → Continue Reading Thailand, Surin Silver – ThaiCraft

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Sri Lanka

Red Rover ventures administered a clothing drive for an organization that runs a girls orphanage in Sri Lanka. After the 2004 tsunami that destroyed many of their facilities and supplies, were contributed enough clothing for over 100 girls in the orphanage. […] → Continue Reading Sri Lanka

South Africa – God’s Golden Acres

God’s Golden Acre, is an HIV/Aids orphanage for over 100 children in Cato Ridge, South Africa. She established the orphanage for the children who have lost their parents to the HIV/Aids epidemic. We made our way to visit them on two separate occasions, once in 2006 and again in 2007 to see how we could help. […] → Continue Reading South Africa – God’s Golden Acres

Scholarship Grants – United States

Red Rover Ventures has provided grants to individuals that are engaged in empowering women and children on a global scale. We have provided over 12 grants thus far. […] → Continue Reading Scholarship Grants – United States