Ten by Three is a nonprofit organization that empowers artisans in developing countries to exit poverty. We do this by selling their handcrafted goods in retail outlets such as Whole Foods Market, Room and Board, and an online shop. We provide our artisans at least 2.5 times fair trade for their handicraft, which allows them to generate the working capital they need to start businesses independent of our work. Those businesses enable them to sustainably exit poverty. Although we're a nonprofit, most of our revenue is generated through the sales of this handicraft product. Recently, we changed our name from The Blessing Basket Project to Ten by Three and now we need a new logo. We need this logo to portray the high end and handcrafted nature of the product, while maintaining a sense of "goodness" (since we do work to end poverty!).
The reason for our name change - After 14 years of serving under The Blessing Basket Project, we’ve grown beyond just baskets and have created an impact greater than we could have ever imagined. We’ve helped over 4,000 basket artisans and now we’re helping stone carvers, textile artisans, and coffee farmers. This is the main motivation behind our name change. After searching for our new name that properly represents who we have become, we turned to what we’ve learned about how we create change around the world. We have been able to link the world’s poor with the world’s wealth for a one to one sustainable exit from poverty - something even the World Bank cannot do! When examining our poverty-ending models, we discovered the underlying formula responsible for the success our artisans have achieved. We learned that when we purchase ten products a month at Prosperity Wages from our artisans for three years, it's a sustainable end to poverty. That inspired our name - Ten by Three.
visit our website - http://www.tenbythree.org