About the organization
ECHOstore Sustainable Lifestyle was launched as a social enterprise with a pioneering green retail store selling natural and community-made fair trade products. They have a wide range of products in the areas of body care, home care, fashion & gifts. ECHOstore’s has a tri-prong philosophy of nurturing and sustaining the Self, Community and Planet. ECHO is the acronym for Environment & Community Hope Organization
ECHOstore also operate a coffee shop (ECHOCafe) and a food market for fresh and organic products (ECHOMarket).
They also have a non profit branch: ECHOsi. The foundation teaches livelihood sustainability for empowering marginalized groups, women’s groups and cultural communities. ECHOsi offers culturally-sensitive, specialized enterprise development services linked to social enterprises and global market access.
Retail & Ecommerce
Green products, Fair Trade, Filipino handcrafts
What makes it a social enterprise?
They give market access to small or marginalized groups, bridging the gap to bring products to the hands of people who need and can appreciate them. Each community product highlights and supports local cultural traditions, the artisan skills of craftsmen, the hard work of weaving by women & the produce of farmers who till the land.