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Meaningful Mother’s Day gift ideas

It is time to celebrate all the Mums in your life; from aunts to step mums, godmothers to grandmothers, this coming weekend on mothering Sunday, 9th May,  the perfect opportunity to offer thanks for all of their love and care. What better than to give your mum a meaningful and sustainable gift that is a tangible display of the loving and thoughtful person she has brought you up to be… big proud smiles and happy tears all around. 

Here are five ideas that tick the meaningful, sustainable, and under $50 box sure to make your mum feel the love this Sunday.


1) Bawah Blue Shell marine conservation necklace. $20 USD

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Pretty blue shell necklace 42cm on nylon string.  100% of the profits from this sale will go to the Anambas Foundation, to projects protecting and rehabilitating the marine biodiversity at Bawah Reserve and surrounding areas in the Anambas.
Buy it here.


2) Bawah Candle. $20 USD

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The Bawah Breeze candle is created by a local fair-trade social enterprise.  Also situated in the Riau province, The Seed Basket (Riau Candle Co) Batam, gives 100% of the profits from each candle towards empowering women and local families to create a better future.
Buy it here.


3) Bawah Sustainable Face Mask $10 USD

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Protect mum in style with this beautiful cotton reusable facemask. Our cloth masks are created exclusively for Bawah Reserve by Batik Losari, an organisation providing opportunities for women to improve their standard of living through cultural preservation activities in Indonesia.
Buy it here.


4) Krakakoa chocolate gift set. $25 USD

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This elegant gift set contains all five of Krakakoa’s Flavours of the Archipelago chocolate bars as a showcase of the legendary tastes of Indonesia, once known to the world as the Spice Islands. Krakakoas mission is to put their beliefs into action and change the way food production systems impact people and the planet, starting with cocoa.
Buy it here



5) Plant 40 Trees $40 USD

 

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Help to restore ecosystems in areas of Indonesia that have experienced profound degradation caused by rampant deforestation for palm oil plantations, damaging peat fires, and extensive logging. You even get a cute personalised tree certificate with regular updates on the Indonesia projects, so you can track the impact the trees are having on the community and environment – Who knows maybe one day you could take mum on the trip of a lifetime to see her lifechanging trees…
Buy it here.

Whatever you opt to do be sure to include a heartfelt (maybe even homemade) card sharing with your mum all of the ways she has influenced, cared for, nurtured, loved, and supported you as that is sure to be extra meaningful to her. Grateful kids make for happy mums!

 

                                  And if mum wants a holiday to a sustainable luxury resort in Indonesia...

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