For high jewelry brand AuXchange, “Use your voice” is not just a slogan. We give our customers a voice in selecting the charity that benefits from their purchases while remaining committed to our core mission of educating and empowering girls and women.
LOS ANGELES, March 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — High Jewelry Brand AuXchange gold jewelry expands its list of charities that receive donations from its online purchases.
The brand was launched two years ago with a commitment to creating beautiful, timeless gold jewelery and supporting girls’ education. AuXchange fulfills its mission by donating at least 10% of the purchase price of each coin to girls’ education. Until recently, AuXchange had exclusive annual partnerships with organizations like Malala Fund or Camfed (Campaign for Female Education). In response to customer feedback, AuXchange is giving customers a choice of three different organizations, each dedicated to the cause of girl empowerment.
Start April 1, 2022AuXchange will allow customers to choose from three notable organizations – Girls, Inc., LA and EmpowHer Institute, both based in Los Angeles, where AuXchange is now based; as well as Camfed, an international organization with a San Francisco presence. The three organizations are dedicated to supporting and empowering girls, especially brown and black girls, from marginalized communities and countries, to obtain the education, skills and opportunities needed to succeed in the world. academic and financial plan.
AuXchange’s mission: to empower women and educate girls, one gold coin at a time. “Education transforms”, founder of AuXchange Azra Mehdi Noted. “Education has given me the knowledge, financial independence and confidence to use my voice, not only for myself, but also for the millions of girls who cannot speak up for themselves. Supporting organizations like Girls , Inc. LA, EmpowHer Institute and Camfed enables AuXchange and its clients to be part of these girls’ journeys as they gain the tools to ensure their voice is heard.”
Mehdi, an immigrant teenager from Indiais a practicing lawyer who has turned her lifelong passion for jewelry into a creative/social impact business, injecting culture and diversity into her unique designs like the AX-MOM and AX-MENA collections, while redefining the classics, as the quintessential hoop earrings. Mehdi’s foray into jewelry design began with classes at the Gemological Institute of America (GIA), underscoring his philosophy that education is transformative at any stage of life. Mehdi is the only BIPOC jewelry designer featured in Zales’ Designer Spotlight of 2020, less than a year after the launch of AuXchange.
About AuXchange Gold Jewelry
AuXchange Gold Jewelry is a socially conscious jewelry brand on a mission to highlight the power of gold to make a real difference in the way women think and feel about themselves, knowing their jewelry purchases make a difference in the advancement of girls’ education in places where they do not have such access. For more information, visit auxchange.com.
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About the EmpowerHer Institute
The mission of the EmpowHer Institute is to empower girls and young women from marginalized communities by giving them the skills through education, training and mentorship to become confident, college and career ready. Empowerer envisions a world where every girl is given the opportunities and resources she especially needs to: embrace the power of her voice; make informed decisions about your body and your future; breaking generational cycles of poverty; contribute to the creation of a fair society. For more information, please visit EmpowerHer Institute.
About Girls, Inc. LA
Daughters Inc. of Los Angeles empowers girls to tap into their strengths and amplify their talents to transcend stereotypes and systemic barriers – becoming the leaders of today and tomorrow. For 158 years, Girls Inc. has championed girls by providing research-based support and programs to build self-esteem, develop life skills, and foster academic success. Through our programs and advocacy, hundreds of thousands of girls have been able to break down barriers and positively change the trajectory of their lives. Daughters Inc. of Los Angeles currently serves elementary and middle-aged girls in South Los Angeles and Venice, offering programs focused on their physical and mental well-being as we emerge from the pandemic. For more information, please visit Girls, Inc. LA.
About CamFed (the Campaign for Women’s Education)
Camfed works to solve long-term health, economic and social problems in rural areas Africa by educating girls and investing in their economic independence and leadership upon graduation. Since 1993, millions of children in some of the poorest regions of Zimbabwe, Zambia, Ghana, Tanzania and Malawi have benefited from Camfed’s education programme. Camfed works in each country by building partnerships with the national government and using an inclusive power-sharing model with rural communities. By placing a high degree of responsibility in the hands of the local community, Camfed ensures that its bottom-up governance model is based on transparency and accountability at all levels, placing girls and young women in rural areas Africa, at the center of action and change. For more information, please visit www.camfed.org
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