UNICEF - merchandising

6 October 2010

In order to further my research in 'Good', i'm looking into what established global charities do to raise money other than the events they hold. Unicef has quite a wide range of merchandise, its interesting to see what they produce. They cover everything from children to adults with a variety of products within each category.

1. 2. Stacking boxes - Count on UNICEF to build dexterity and number skills! Make a tower or nest the blocks away, one inside the other. Colourful play-together toy featuring children and their animal friends.

Ten cardboard blocks. Stacked height: 80cm. Tidy away box.

PRICE : £12.95

2. Global Friendship Bracelet - Celebrate friendship with this beautiful South American beaded bracelet, designed exclusively for UNICEF.

Fifteen ceramic beads, two silver plated beads and one silver plated charm. Stretch bracelet. Transparent case.

To give or to keep our unique bracelet is a very special accessory.

Handcrafted. The Peruvian Touch Artisan jewellery makers from Cusco and Lima imaginatively combine ancient Inca traditions with contemporary designs to create original handcrafted beads. Cast, painted, glazed and threaded by hand, the beads feature geometric and spiral patterns inspired by nature. Extra shine comes from delicate silver plated elements. The handcrafting of jewellery generates sustainable employment for skilled Peruvian artisans.

PRICE : £9.95

3. South africa pillar candles - Three candles, each 10 x 3.5 cm. Approx nine hours burning time. Handcrafted in South Africa.

These elegant candles feature distinct ethnic designs, hand-painted onto richly coloured wax.

Specially created for UNICEF by a socially responsible South African company providing employment for local artisans.

PRICE : £8.50

4. Handcrafted mugs - Eye-catching set of two mugs made from natural Chiang Mai stoneware clay from Thailand, hand painted and glazed by creative artisans.

With handcrafted mulberry paper gift box. Dishwasher/microwave safe. Thai Traditions. Artisans use fine white river clay to create high-quality ceramics, painted and glazed by hand.

Handcrafted in Thailand.

PRICE : £18.95

5. My unicef activity book - Draw, count and trace - a fun way to discover UNICEFs activities around the world.

Children keep busy and enjoy learning, then wipe clean to try again. Strong recycled cardboard pages, easy instructions and two handy clip-on pens. 20 pages. Multi-lingual instructions. Recycled.

Made in China.

PRICE : £9.95

6. Diary -An international art collection on your desk. Each week a famous image or fresh talent, inspired by children around the world.

Elegant hardcover agenda with art book quality and smart ribbon marker. Week-view and numbers, address pages and international holidays. FSC paper. Supplied boxed.

PRICE : £16.95