Global Mamas was co-founded in 2003 as a non-profit organization aiming to transform the lives of women entrepreneurs in Ghana by helping them grow their businesses. Under the original name of "Women in Progress" batikers and seamstresses in the Cape Coast area were offered one-on-one consulting in business and financial management until six women said, “Listen, if you don’t help us find new markets for our textile products we aren’t going to need help with business management because there will be no businesses left to manage.” The small businesses owned and operated by these six women came together using the name Global Mamas to produce and export textile products under a common brand.
The mission of Global Mamas is to create a life of prosperity for African women and their families. They define prosperity as financial well-being, good health, and happiness. They achieve prosperity by creating and selling handmade products of the highest quality.
Each item is hand-crafted using traditional techniques, maintaining local artisanal skills such as batiking, bead-making and Shea butter production. Global Mamas products are unique and high-quality, tended to with care through a meticulous quality control process and by a dedicated customer service team. Global Mamas products include:
• Hand Batiked Textiles: Apparel for Kids and Adults, Accessories, Home Décor
• Recycled Glass Beads: Jewelry, Home Décor, Ornaments
• Shea Butter: Shea Butter Cream, Shea Butter Soap, Black Soap, Bulk Shea
• Recycled Plastic (Trashy): Accessories