Marisol™-brand umbrellas are designed to protect women not only from rain and sunshine, but from violence and war. A portion of proceeds helps the women of the Democratic Republic of Congo to rebuild their lives at the City of Joy, a revolutionary healing and training center created by women on the ground and sustained by V-Day, a worldwide activists’ movement to end violence against women. http://drc.vday.org.
They come with a hefty price tag at $315 each, but they are are all limited addition African wax print fabrics and a portion of the proceeds are donated. They are truly beautifl with their energetic prints and signature teardrop handles. Check them out at http://www.marisols.org/site/