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OUR NAME
VIVAIO (vee-vi-oh) is ‘nursery’ in Italian with two meanings; it’s a place where young plants grow and it’s a place where little kids learn as they grow.

WHAT IS VIVAIODAYS.COM?
Your one-stop shop for stylish, sustainable goods and gifts for modern babies and toddlers while funding dynamic education initiatives worldwide.




OUR CREDO

Belief 1: WE PROTECT & PAMPER

We promise to love and protect all kids by partnering with the best brands to offer safe, organic products that pamper kids, & put parents’ minds at ease.

Belief 2: IT’S EARTH DAY, EVERYDAY

We’re committed to a clean earth by choosing clean products on-the-daily designed to protect and never pollute.

Belief 3: WE DO SUSTAINABILTY IN STYLE

Sustainable products will never go out of style. We commit to curating sustainable product choices that are the perfect mix of purposeful, posh & pretty.

Belief 4: WE GIVE TO GROW

We make giving part of our daily lives and align ourselves with the enlightened brands that also give back. It’s nice to receive, but when you give you grow with more compassion, kindness & empathy.

Belief 5: ONE FOR ME + ONE FOR YOU = JOY FOR TWO

Education is the best foundation, and no child should be without one! We pay it forward with purchases that not only benefit our own children, but enable other children to go to school so they NEVER have to go to work.

Belief 6: IT (REALLY IS) A SMALL WORLD AFTERALL

We celebrate different lands and cultures, and we love to discover unique gifts and treasures from around the world from the people whose products support our local and global communities.

Belief 7: BRIGHT AND EARLY

We want to inspire parents to empower their kids as early as possible with the knowledge and values that create successful lives and better choices for them, and our precious planet.

 

 

 

 

THE FOUNDERS

Marios & Elina,
explorers, entrepreneurs
& parents of Alexis & Antonia

 

HOW IT WORKS
5% of your every purchase funds the SCHOOL DAYS of your choice.


OUR PARTNERS
VIVAIODAYS performs due diligence locally and internationally as well as extensive in-person visits and vetting when choosing our partners.  As responsible world citizens, we only partner on fully accredited projects with verifiable, real life benefits along with certifiable bills of health in finances, governance practices and operational transparency.

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PROVIDING FEMININE HYGIENE SUPPLIES AND KEEPING GIRLS IN SCHOOL 
daysforgirls.org / Latin America
Without a solution to manage their monthly menstrual cycle, 30% of the girls from rural areas will miss school this year.  In response, Days for Girls provides practical and lasting hygiene solutions, health education, and income-generation opportunity where there is none. So far, they’ve helped over 640,000 women and girls in over 100 countries worldwide. 
Every donated dollar keeps a girl in school for 13 SCHOOL DAYS 

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EMPOWERING YOUNG WOMEN THROUGH EDUCATION 
SchoolforJustice.org / India
The School for Justice is a program where young women rescued from child prostitution learn the literal power of education. Enrolled in one of the best law universities in India, its students become successful lawyers with the know-how to prosecute the traffickers. Working case by case, their impact redefines the rightful worth of every human being.
Every donated dollar pays for 1.7 SCHOOL DAYS 

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OVERCOMING ENTRECHED POVETRY THOUGH EDUCATION
abaana.org / Uganda
Working in 13 communities throughout Uganda, Abaana helps both children and their parents to break the chains of poverty through education. In addition to building schools (13 so far and counting), Abaana has also brought to fruition a wide range of initiatives that include a new medical clinic, doctor sponsorship and clean water. 
Every donated dollar pays for 1 SCHOOL DAY (including meals and healthcare)

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CULTIVATING A NEW GENERATION OF WILDLIFE CONSERVATIONISTS 
biglife.org / Kenya
Big Life Foundation (BLF) is living proof that wildlife conservation and education go hand and hand.  To date, BLF and Wildlife Scholarship Program has sponsored in excess of 200 students. Thanks to BLF, there are successful conservationists, teachers, scientists, and guides who have returned to their home areas to provide leadership, awareness and much-needed skills and services.
Every donate dollar pays for 1,5 SCHOOL DAYS 

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BEHIND OUR PRODUCT CHOICES

We handpick every product we sell, ensuring they meet a good number of SUSTAINABILITY CRITERIA, without compromising quality, aesthetics, sophistication, performance or taste.
We profile each brand’s sustainability efforts with a set of simple and clear SUSTAINABILITY SYMBOLS

SUSTAINABILITY CRITERIA
SUSTAINABILITY SYMBOLS

RESPECT FOR THE ENVIRONMENT

  • RECYCLING EFFORT
  • WASTE AND/OR EMISSION REDUCTION
  • ENERGY EFFICIENCIES
  • BIO COMPOSTABLE AND/OR RECYCLABLE PACKAGING MATERIALS
  • WATER CONSERVATION
  • REBALANCE ECOLOGICAL DEFICIT (IE TREE PLANTATION)
  • RE-UP-DOWN-CYCLABLE COMPONENTS

RESPECT FOR THE SOCIETY

  • DIVERSE WORK FORCE
  • NO CHILD LABOR
  • FAIR SALARIES TO WORK FORCE
  • CONTRIBUTION TO COMMUNITY, DONATION, PHILANTHROPY AND/OR PROFIT SHARING TO LOCAL COMMUNITIES
  • FAIR TRADE W/WO FLOCERT, ETHICAL SOURCING
  • CRUELTY FREE

RESPECT FOR CUSTOMERS' WELLNESS

  • NATURAL INGREDIENTS
  • ORGANIC INGREDIENTS
  • NO GMO
  • NO HARMFUL PACKAGING OR MATERIALS: BPA, DIBUTYL PHTALATES, BHA, HEAVY METALS -LEAD, CADMIUM
  • NO TOXIC OR HARMFUL CHEMICAL INGREDIENTS
  • NO HARMFUL PRESERVATIVES
  • NO CHEMICAL FERTILIZERS AND PESTICIDES
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