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Shop for Change at Shopkbloom

Posted by Sasheera Gounden on

  A study conducted by an international charity for orphaned and abandoned children determined that India is home to 20 million orphans and the figure is set to rise by 2021. Orphans in India are prone to sexual assault, abuse and teenage pregnancy. Shopkbloom is an online store driven by Watch These Kids Bloom Inc., a non-profit organization that assists impoverished orphans living on the streets of India by providing shelter and focusing on the holistic development of each child. Shopkbloom aims for the personal, academic and spiritual development of neglected and abandoned children by providing shelter, food, clean drinking...

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Why shopkbloom?

Posted by Janet Green on

shopkbloom is the online store of Watch These Kids Bloom, Inc. a 501c(3). Our mission is not about product but people. Shopping from our catalog will help orphaned and neglected children in addition to assisting people in developing countries to break the cycle of poverty through their dedication and talent to create. "A slack hand causes poverty, but the hand of the diligent makes rich." - Proverbs 10:4 ESV All proceeds go directly to helping the thirty children living at The Bloom Center. The heart of shopkbloom is to give you a place to shop for personal or gift items at reasonable prices...

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What is a Bloom Center

Posted by Janet Green on

A Bloom Center is a place where orphaned and neglected children can call home.  These children are cared for in a family environment where they are loved by people they come to call "family".  A Bloom Center is more than an orphanage, it is a home where kids can be kids and not be burdened with the cares of the world. They are given shelter, food, medical and dental care, spiritual education and are sent to public school within the community.   The Bloom Center is motivated by the belief that we are all children of God, regardless of our ages; that every person is...

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Shop for a Purse under $20 in Support of Female Artisans

Posted by Sasheera Gounden on

The coin purse has outgrown its function in modern fashion. It has undergone radical changes and is steeped in history. For centuries men and women have been using purses and pouches purely for practical purses. A well-preserved, 5300-year-old mummy was discovered in 1991 with a pouch attached to his belt in the Italian Alps containing fungus. The ancient Greeks carried coin purses hidden in their clothing and the Egyptians used bags made of linen and papyrus. By the 15th Century, male aristocrats carried bags made of metal frames. Metal cast frames eventually wore off and purses became more elaborate, made...

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Donation of Goods

Posted by Janet Green on

Do you have clothes, jewelry or other similar items that are just taking up space that are in great condition or still have the price tags?  If so and you don't have the heart to just drop them at a thrift store but would like them to benefit others we can help!  Customer's can purchase these items through our Gently Used Catalog. We are accepting items in new or like new condition (price tags still intact preferred) to be sold here at shopkbloom.  We are looking for new or gently used items such as:JewelryJacketsWomen's ClothingMen's Clothing Children's ClothingBaby ClothingMisses SizesIf you...

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