It is not a secret that most women are lovers of shoes and what better excuse to buy all that they crave than a line that offers comfortable shoes and whose sale helps a humble community in Colombia. That is exactly what Soles for Change does, a company that offers comfortable shoes handcrafted by artisans from Santander, a town in Colombia where for decades the inhabitants of the area, mostly single women and elderly men, have dedicated themselves to make beautiful hand embroidered shoes with fique and cotton. The young Colombian Laura Viveros, creator of the company, tells you how a trip to her native Colombia changed her life and is changing that of many inhabitants of that region.
For each shoe you buy, you help several single mothers in this part of Colombia, as well as older men, and you make more people have the opportunity to be part of the company. With each pair you also receive a card with the information of the person who made them, making this a more satisfying experience. Go to Solesforchange.com and see the amazing designs. These could become your new favorite shoes.