Tuzmo creates a positive impact on various countries and their artisans, aligning with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the United Nations.

These are some of the ways Tuzmo’s mission aligns with the Sustainable Development
Goals (SDGs) of the United Nations:

SDG 1 - No Poverty

- Tuzmo enables artisans to earn supplemental income from their craft, helping lift their
households out of poverty.
- The platform allows artisans to access global tourism spending, providing new
revenue streams.
- By showcasing local handicrafts to travelers, Tuzmo helps break cycles of poverty in communities reliant on traditional crafts

SDG 5 - Gender Equality

- Many artisans on Tuzmo are women who earn incomes from home-based handicraft
- The platform provides economic empowerment and livelihood opportunities
specifically for women artisans.
- Spotlighting women artisans gives them greater visibility and an equal footing to
market their crafts globally.

SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth

- Tuzmo creates new decent work opportunities in the handicrafts sector, consistent with fair pay and work conditions.
- The platform enables artisan micro-entrepreneurship and supports small business growth.
- New market access spurs economic growth and development at the local level for artisan communities

SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure

- Tuzmo uses an innovative mobile platform model to directly connect artisan producers
and travelers.
- The startup embraces technology and infrastructure innovations that help local artisan
businesses scale up.
- Tuzmo's innovative approach helps local handicraft enterprises access global tourism
spending flows

SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities

- By creating demand for local crafts, Tuzmo incentivizes the preservation of traditional
art and culture in communities.
- The platform promotes intangible cultural heritage by spotlighting unique, indigenous
- Tuzmo's model encourages sustainable production of handicrafts in harmony with
community cultural values

SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production

- Tuzmo enables responsible consumer purchases that directly support local artisan
- The platform promotes fair trade principles that artisans receive fair compensation for
their craft.
- Tuzmo facilitates sustainable production by local artisans using traditional skills and
Uganda Tourism Board
Tourism Australia
Malta Crafts Foundation
Aid to Artisans

SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals

- Tuzmo forms win-win partnerships with tourism boards, hotels, airlines, and tour
- Strategic partnerships allow Tuzmo to advance development goals hand-in-hand with
travel industry players.
- Multi-stakeholder partnerships are key to Tuzmo's model for empowering artisans
while enriching traveler experiences