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About

There are 319 kids in the fishing village of Jamestown, Accra Ghana. They have no access to a quality education or healthcare. 

Baxter Wood Fashion and Baxter Wood Foundation were created with the mission of creating meaningful fashion. We make handcrafted shoes and backpacks with handwoven features, aimed at supporting education in underdeveloped regions. We aim to play a major role in alleviating poverty with education. 

                Picture of Aba: A child we encountered at Jamestown, Ghana 

                                           Our crew meet the children

    

 Our Mission: To donate 10% of profit from every sale to building schools. 

Our non-profit organization is positioned to operate financially self-sustainable schools by building quality non-profit schools, of which 20% of students enrolled will be underprivileged and will attend tuition-free.

     Our Vision: A world where education succeeds in rooting out poverty from every society. 

           

                              Let's really change the world together!

 

       Our boat loafers were designed for those who cherish a life at sea, however occasionally strut in-style on land. If so, this is for you, the explorer, the discoverer, captain of the seven seas and treasure hunter. Hunt your treasure with the right shoes. Slip them on!

 We took a millennium old fabric, currently woven the same way, in the same location where it was created. The unique "Kente" fabric was initially made only for royalty, the Monarchs of the Ashanti Empire in West Africa. The fabric is handwoven and made in only West Africa.

  

               Weaving of Kente Fabric in West Africa

 

 

The Hilli model of backpack design was inspired by hiking/climbing backpacks, crested with our signature Kente fabric, it's metal buckles and levers ensure the detectors go off in every onlooking-crowd.

 

 

 

The Yodel is attention grabbing, like a Yodeling song echoing in the mountains, you might leave a few people stunned with the attractiveness of your climber inspired color kaleidoscope of a backpack.

 

  

Gold zippers, Kente crest, Bright colors; the perfect tools to start and end any day right. 

 

 

 

The Serengeti ecosystem is rumored to be the ideal place for roaming wildlife; stomping elephants, pouncing lions, and soaring falcons all in one picture. If you are wild and free, might as well look the part.

 

                                         The Dimensions 

 

  

At Baxter Wood, we believe the foundation of humanity is in the coexistence of all of us working together to make a better world. Each one of us plays a vital role, similar to every link in the "Dare to Dream" bracelet, each link making the whole stronger.

100% of profit from the bracelet goes to the Dare to Dream school building project.

Create awareness for the right to quality education. Go on, wear your "Dare to Dream" bracelet with pride.

 

 

 

 It all began with sketches by our founder, this led down the road to the actual design of the shoe from numerous trials till the perfect model was made. Here's some insight into the manufacturing process....

 

 

 

 Packaged and ready to be on your feet.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                          
 

 

  

 

 

 

 

Risks and challenges

There are uncertainties when considering the different aspects and chains of production to consumer. However, the Baxter Wood Company is determined to overcome all challenges.

We are ensuring all aspects of production and shipping are to schedule based on our set timeline. We do expect all schedules to be met, however if there are any unexpected delays we will be sure to communicate it to our loyal backers.

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    "Dare to Dream" Bracelet

    WHAT YOU GET
    -A hand woven braided bracelet (one size fits all)

    The bracelet is a symbol of your support for the right to education globally as a means to alleviating poverty.

    ***100% of profits from the bracelet are used in our school building "Dare to Dream" project.***

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    1 Backpack

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    All Expenses Paid Trip

    7-day stay in the beautiful country of Ghana, on the coast of West Africa. Ghana is one Africa's fastest growing economies and it is the location for the first prospective Baxter Wood School.

    You will also have the opportunity to explore old colonial castles in Ghana, a rain forest; one of 3 locations in Africa with a canopy walk.

    A visit to the Ashanti region, the current hub of the ancient African empire. At that location you will get to see the the sword in the stone planted by a chief priest in 1697; a sword which even the great Mohammed Ali attempted and failed to dislodge in 1964.

    You will also visit Northern Ghana where you will have a 2-day Safari and will stay at the luxurious Zaina Lodge.

    For any questions prior to purchase, please contact us for additional details.

    ***You will need a passport***

    Your Backpack and Shoes will be shipped to you according to our mass delivery calender.

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    • Chauffeur
    • Tour Guide
    • 2-day Stay at the 5-star Mövenpick Ambassador Hotel
    • 2-days at The Protea Hotel by Marriott
    • 3-day Stay at the Zaina Lodge
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