Environmental Impact



Damaged lives - underemployed marginalized population needing life skills, job training, sense of self-worth and fulfillment

Discarded materials that could be repurposed

NGO needing to generate profit margins to fulfill purpose mission



Business Planning: Triple Bottom Line

Financial • Social • Environmental

Securing Stakeholder Support

Corporations • Foundations

• Government

Partners in

• Healthcare • Philanthropy

• Arts Higher Education

• Retail Sales/Marketing

Creating Sustainable Business

Unemployed gain job and life skills recycling materials into unique functional furnishings.

Products designed by university students via service learning courses.



Economic & Social: Job development

for unemployed, Transition to contributing member of society; Product sales fund additional rehabilitation and generate local sales taxes

Educational: Service-learning giving

university students marketable job experience

Environmental: Salvage re-use of

discarded materials