Dear Friends and Family – 2019 rolled right into a busy 2020 so I really haven’t taken a breath to update you on what you helped to accomplish for Branch Out Market and our amazing partners. I wish I could host another Oscars or award’s show but as you are all burnt out on those and the speeches we will go straight the highlights:

Our website is a never ending project and we have added hundreds of new products. A lot of those were added by our fabulous interns (aka family) who have been also fast learners to keep up with the demand to sell on our platform!

Branch Out Market’s booth at Lotus on Cedros – solana beach retail

We went into Retail! (Don’t forget to come shop in Solana Beach) We have a bright blue booth at https://www.nypre.com/programs/type-my-essay/37/ source link cv cover letter teacher thesis abstract english gates millennium scholarship essay questions resume format with personal details buy viagra wiht paypal paper mate write bros pens examples of how to write a literature review apa postgraduate essay writing symptoms viagra use viagra free sites results search follow enter site writing about self examples how to write an objective for a resume college student example mary moor resume library baily cove electrical engineering thesis presentation ppt viagra pulmonary heart mixing percocet and viagra source url format of scientific report click here cheap viagra sales non prescription maxalt pay for homework essay describe yourself as a writer https://worldtop20.org/system/thesis-about-language-and-culture/30/ https://www.myrml.org/outreach/thesis-in-comparative-literature/42/ https://thedsd.com/essay-prompts/ see here Lotus Market on Cedros and love that we are starting a wave of give-back shopping!

The holidays were a success again for 2019. I had copious notes from 2018 on which markets to do, avoid, and promote! We went back to the best and had a blast being successful! Not all were amazing, but we continued to try new markets and learn from them on display, set up, what to bring, how to present our amazing partners!

Interns! Again – amazing interns over the summer helped us grow and organize and apply for grants. We didn’t get any grants but we have killer presentations now ready for any investor or pitch – which I have used already a few times.

Sister Anne from Ecuador

I met a legendary hero – Sister Anne- who works with people with Hansen’s disease. She changed my life 14 years ago and helped refuel my passion for what I am doing. It was a God moment that I still cannot believe and am so grateful for.

We applied for and were accepted into the biggest trade shows in the states for homemade goods and retail. In the end our partners were not confident in their ability to produce so we are waiting a year – but we can go when they are ready!

Brita the Monkey

Finally, #BritaTheMonkey made an Instagram impression and continues to travel the country promoting handmade products that give back. Make sure to follow @BranchOutMarket on Instagram to catch a glimpse of this crazy monkey in our stories and feed.

 

Here are the final numbers for 2019

4 Continents:

South America

Africa

North America

Asia

 

13 Countries:

Guatemala

Tanzania

Swaziland

Zimbabwe

South Africa

Benin

USA

Zambia

Nepal

Ecuador

Bali

Uganda

Kenya

 

Who we impact: 2408 people

(This number still gets me every time. Even though we have a relatively small operation, one person can start a wave and together we have made huge difference in the lives of others through trade and hope!)

 

Per partner breakdown:

200 artisans

 

300 babies/children/kids

30 artisans

100 staff

 

15 artisans

 

300 artisans

 

22 card maker artisans

10 jewelry makers

 

225…75 per training program x 16 week training = 3 times a year

thousands of training hours

 

600 babies/children/staff

56 artisans

 

3 artisans

9 family members

 

20 sewing apprentices

 

60 knitters

 

10 artisans

 

100 children

 

30 women

 

3 scholarship recipients

 

60 women (2 sets per year)

 

35 teen moms

 

40 artisans

 

50 artisans & staff

 

100 patients

 

TOTAL 2408 people impacted

Child of Knitter in Zimbabwe

Total Spent in Inventory Directly From our Partners:

Total/Inventory incl. Shipping            $       24,207.23

This number represents what we spent on inventory. Meaning – please feel free to browse the shop and make a purchase on the recently restocked items. If you like to shop in person there are even more excited options for you at our booth at Lotus on Cedros: 240 S Cedros Ave., Solana Beach, California 92075

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