For The People
Our factory is a family-owned and run business, located in Dongguan, China. We’ve been working with Mr Deng and Mrs Qiang for the past ten years and have a wonderful relationship with them. A team of 48 craftsmen create all our shoes, and we ensure the highest safety and employment standards are met and exceeded.
The factory is third-party audited by SgT Group to measure working conditions, social compliance and adhere to the Fair Labour Association Code of Conduct. We hold our factory to a high-level environmental standard, too. We understand changes can often be hard and expensive, so we actively work alongside the team to provide any support they need to facilitate changes in this area.
On a mission to make a difference, we’re working towards a better future. Join us on our journey to make an impact, and change the lives of those that need a helping hand. #baredcares
The Hunger Project
In 2019, we began our ongoing partnership with The Hunger Project (THP), committing to the global UN movement to end world hunger by 2030.
To kick start our journey, for the month of June 2019 a portion of every full-priced shoe sold was donated to THP. After a busy month, $40,000 was donated to the people of Adonkwanta Epicentre in Ghana, a community on the cusp of achieving self-reliance. Since then, we raised $60,000 to help re-capitalise the farming inputs loan program of the Nsondole Epicentre in Malawi.
Our partnership with THP is far from over. To take on the COVID-19 pandemic, THP has mobilised their 500,000-strong volunteer network on the ‘village front lines’ across Africa, India, Bangladesh and Latin America, where healthcare infrastructure is almost non-existent.
About The Hunger Project
An approach with a difference, The Hunger Project view people living in hunger as the solution, not the problem. Empowering rural communities to break the poverty cycle themselves, THP provides education, micro-finance, agriculture and healthcare to build resilience and enable them to combat famine or other emergencies as they arise.
Christinaray Weetra x Children's Ground
In July 2020, we teamed up with Indigenous contemporary artist, Christinaray Weetra, an inspiring young woman of the Warumungu and Arrernte tribes, who despite facing her own adversities is dedicated to giving back to those in need.
Together, we created the ‘Noddy Weetra Dot’ sneaker, an iconic high-top style showcasing the artist’s bold-coloured artwork. For every sneaker sold, $50 will be donated to Children’s Ground, an organisation committed to empowering First Nations children and families.
About Children’s Ground
An organisation dedicated to creating an empowered future for the next generation of Aboriginal children, the Children’s Ground 25-year approach builds on the social, cultural and economic capital of each community they work in. Guided by local Elders in areas surrounding Alice Springs, Darwin and West Arnhem Land, Children’s Ground’s learning and wellbeing platform is the first of its kind in Australia, focusing on areas fundamental to life-long wellbeing to create places of safety and inclusion for a better future.
Join us to empower our First Nations peoples, and help support this incredible cause. Donate what you can – every little bit counts.