Best iPad Case – A Case For A Cause

Best iPad CaseIf you’ve seen me at an event in the last few months, chances are good you mentioned my iPad Case. I told you an announcement was coming. Here it is.

I’m thrilled to announce CaseForACause.com. The first picture in this post will make sense in a minute.

When Joel came to me with the very iPad case he describes in the video below, I knew instantly we were on to something big. Now I have a bunch of boxes from Kyrgyzstan in my basement filled with artistry. “Small world” doesn’t even come close.

The iPad Case was hand made by artisans from the Tian-Shan mountains of central Asia and are hand-stitched by indigenous artisans. The iPad Case displays traditional Kyrgyz embroidery. All artisans are paid a fair wage to make each case, and the Issyk Kul Development Center is provided valuable funds to help their work of intervention, counseling, job training, and other programs to help these women gain hope and the possibility of a better future for themselves and their children.

What are some of these women facing? Try domestic abuse, human trafficking and forced prostitution. Every dime made from every iPad case sold goes right back to them.

The story of these iPad cases has everything I hold dear – entrepreneurship, beauty, tech, artistry, cause, intent, service, and gosh darn it, iPads …

So, first things first, I going to ask you right out to purchase a Case for Cause iPad Case. If you’re reading this, chances are good you have one.

Secondly, I’d love your help in promoting this. We’re not spending a dime on advertising so we need the social love to make these things happen. The Get Social page over at the site as all you need there.

Tomorrow we celebrate Thanksgiving here in North America. Friday many of us will go out and buy a lot of plastic crap.

Thousands and thousands of iPad cases will be purchased as well.

Consider purchasing one of ours instead.

If you can’t see the embed above, visit the project’s YouTube Channel for the full story of these wonderful iPad cases.

It’s been said in the video and all over the site – but I do want to stress that I’m not making a penny from this project. All time is donated and EVERY PENNY taken in minus shipping costs (no handling, that’s me and my kids ;-)) goes right back to this magnificent cause.

Please note: I reserve the right to delete comments that are offensive or off-topic.

  • lovetoskitelemark

    excellent!  Love the project, the case, the reason.  Love it.

  • Anonymous

    as do we 😉

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1030324689 Marge Dovichak Burkell

    I learned of your project through Michelle MacPhearson. I was wondering if perhaps I can help out by running something in my sidebar (your video?) of my Apps for iPads site?  Check it out and then just let me know. Regardless, its a great cause. I always cringe at the thought, or movie or any report of women subjected to such cruelty!  http://appsforipads.net

  • Anonymous

    Please do! Please spread the word whatever way you can!

  • Suzanne

    This is more than horrific!  I hope you are just crazy successful with this project, more than any other!  I learned so much in your Summit Session today.  Thanks!