Ubuntu, Minga, Zen, Sisu, Mudita - Discover your word and wear it!

Life-affirming words

People-friendly - Fair Trade

Earth-friendly - 100% organic cotton

MotherTongues is committed to values such as fair trade, cultural sensitivity, ecological sustainability and economic justice. Every item sold provides a meal to a person in Middle Tennessee as well as a meal through the UN World Food Programme. Buy one item, give two meals.


When I read the intention on a MotherTongues shirt I am reminded of our common humanity, shared longings and beautiful vision of what's possible. I feel inspired. Hopeful. My heart opens and moves more deeply into Life. ~ Ann