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SEARCHING VOLUNTEERS TO HELP SORT OUT TEXTILE WASTE IN THE GOOD SHOP CUREPIPE REPAIR/RENEW WORKSHOP : the good shop

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  • Description

    Who are we?


    The Good Shop is a charitable enterprise operating with a triple-mission finality : Education, Employment and Environment. Our aim is to enhance the quality of life of disadvantaged communities by providing direct funding of scholarships through our sales, create and sustain empowered employment for people with work entry barriers, while impacting the environment positively by extending the life of goods. 


    Our business model relies on the circular economy. Donations from individuals and corporations are sorted and then, either sold directly or repaired and renewed in-house into new items. By doing so, we enable the learning of new skills for our employees, encourage circular initiatives, collaborate to create new products and we become zero-waste.


    Our activity allows us to support NGOs by donating items that have been already sorted on a weekly basis and inviting their beneficiaries for a free dignified shopping experience. We have become a logistics and converging platform to many NGOs.


    Here is a video that shows you more about who we are: https://docs.google.com/file/d/1avBTp9Gg-dwJuvxoSXdO153uk22BdaJ8/preview

    You can also visit us on our website: http://www.thegoodshop.mu to learn more about us.


    Why are we starting this campaign?


    The Good Shop Repair Renew Recycle is an initiative we created so as to turn waste into locally-made products that create employment and training. We seek to empower all stakeholders to extend the lifetime of their items and think beyond waste. 


    The Good Shop Repair currently needs volunteers to help with the sorting out of textile waste in its workshop. The aim is to sort out the textile piles into different categories, which will then be used for different projects. 

    For this particular task, we are in need of volunteers who are autonomous and have previous knowledge on textile and renew/recycling aspects.


    When?


    We are ideally searching for volunteers to help over a long period of time starting as from the 2nd of October. The schedule would be once per week from 9AM till 5PM at The Curepipe Repair/Renew Workshop, on either Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Thursdays.


    How to volunteer?


    If you are interested in joining and helping us, please click on 'I'm In' and leave a comment in the chat section. You can also contact us on 59848914 or 52837359.

    Thank you for your trust and support!

    Target Population

    GENERAL PUBLIC

    Objectives / Aim

    The aim of this campaign is to bring together volunteers to help sort out the textile waste in our workshop and hence use these to make new projects

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SDG

Sustainable Cities And Communities

Sustainable Cities And Communities

Location

https://www.google.com/maps/place/The+Good+Shop/@-20.3132908,57.5172415,18z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x217c5dc793028679:0xffee9fc2139121c3!8m2!3d-20.3130984!4d57.5190708

Date

2 September 2021 - 28 February 2022

Time

09:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Award per task

500 kmA

Duration

8 hours

Working hours

Office Hours

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