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Hearts for Hearts Girls Dolls - Review and Buying Guide
Hearts for Hearts Girls - Dolls for Charity
Inspired by real girls from all over the world, the hearts for hearts dolls seek to inspire girls to be involved in contributing change and making a difference in their own community. Each doll is created not just for play, but for a cause as every portion of the purchase goes to World Vision who in turn contributes it to the country that the doll represents. At present, there are eight dolls from seven amazing countries - USA, Brazil, India, Belarus, Laos, Mexico and Ethiopia.
I know you are all excited to learn about each doll so you can pick your favorite. So let's talk about each one of them and see how inspiring and uplifting their stories are.
Why I love Hearts for Hearts Girls Dolls
I am writing about these amazing dolls (ometimes also called hearts 4 hearts girls) because I believe and support their cause of empowering little girls. My daughter has Lauryce and Tipi and she is saving up her allowance so she can collect them all in the future. With all the dolls available for little girls, Hearts for Hearts is presently one of my favorites, not only because of the cause they represent but for so many other reasons. Here are some of them:
- the dolls are wholesome
They sweet faces and they don't focus on fashion and being pretty but rather in representing their culture and country.
- the clothes and accessories are more unique and interesting
The outfit and jewelry vary because they are all culturally-inspired.
- the story of each doll is inspiring and empowering to little girls
They teach about courage, bravery, compassion, chasing your dreams and making a difference in the community.
- they are reasonably priced yet they are beautifully made
The dolls are priced at an affordable rate of $25-$30 each.
- the doll offers great play value
The dolls is poseable, body is made of soft vinyl and the hair can be styled/combed;they stand at 14 inches tall but light enough to carry around.
Dell from Kentucky - Hearts for Hearts Girl Doll
Dell just moved to Green Lake with her family after the mine where her father work closed down. She has a love for music as she sings, plays the guitar and compose songs. Even if it was a tough time for the family, she found a way to help the poor people living in the mountains of Appalachia. She formed a knitting club with other girls and they make scarves, mittens, blankets and hats to keep them warm during the winter nights.
Dell is a true brunette brown girl with deal teal-blue eyes. She has sprinkles of freckles on her nose and cheeks. She comes in a summery corals and pink top, cut-off,frayed denim. She has a slip-on polka dot, distressed tennis shoes.
Her accessories include:A baseball cap with camouflage printColorful and bright bangle braceltsA choker with butterfly pendantSilvery floral dangling earringsHair comb (doll-sized) with hair elasticH4HG power bracelet for girlsPretty mini storybook about her life
Lauryce from New Orleans- Hearts for Hearts Doll
Lauryce is a girl from New Orleans, Louisiana who is passionate about helping and rescuing animals from the shelter. She has a bestfriend named Amelie and together, they formed a special club called LIL Hearts which stands for Living in Louisiana Hearts. They do everything from walking the dogs, feeding the cats a, taking care of the birds and doing bake sale. All the money they earned goes to the club and the shelter where they volunteer.
Lauryce has a pretty and wavy honey-blonder hair that flows perfectly. She comes in a dress with grey bodice and skirt with pastel-watercolor shade. Her shoes is a slip on moccasins in hot pink shade. Her accessories include:Heart-shaped earrings in silvery colorBangle bracelets in various colorsSilvery tone heart braceletWide Blue and white polka dots head bandHair combMini story book about her lifeHearts for Hearts Girl (H4HG) power bracelet (Girl Size)
Zelia from Brazil - Hearts for Hearts Girls Doll
Zelia is a girl who live in a coffee farm in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Every morning, she helps her parents in the farm by collecting eggs from the chicken house. She has a dog named Ze and a parrot named Zico. She is passionate about helping in saving the rainforest in Brazil by planting more coffees without cutting down the trees.
Zelia comes in a blue denim shorts paired with deep blue tshirt with printed with rainforest butterfly design. She also has a satiny yellow jacket with rib trimmings. Her hair is a beautiful shade of auburn and her eyes have deep cinnamon brown color.
Her accessories include:Butterfly earrings with turquoise and silver tonesBrightly colored two tone tennis shoes with charms in the shape of a heartHair scrunchies with color-coordinated elasticA doll size combA girl sized h4h girl power braceletHer diary/mini book that tells the story of her life
Nahji from India - Hearts for Hearts Girls Doll
While most girls in her community married young and raise family at an early age, Nahji insisted on going to school and getting good education so she can alleviate her family from poverty and give them a better life. She is a smart and brave ten-year old girl from Assam, India who empower other girls by telling them to believe in themselves, be brave and have a dream.
Nahji has a long, rich coffee brown hair and brown eyes with a gleam of amber glints. She comes in a bright fuschia-colored cotton tunic top with white trimming on the sleeve and neckline. It is paired with lavender leggings accentuated with embossed gold print. Her shoes is a purple strappy sandals that match her choker and leggings.
Her accessories include:Headed pearl headband and golden bangle bracelets that are both removableA purple braided choker accented by faux pearl pendantStunning drop earrings with simulated pear and emeraldHenna tattoo on hand and jeweled piercing on the noseMini storybook about her life in IndiaHair comb (doll-size) with hair elasticH4HG power bracelet (girl size)
Hearts for Hearts Girl Doll Consuelo (Deluxe Set)
Consuelo lives in Mexico City with her family who owns and operates a bakery. She is a compassionate young girl who is determined to help the hungry and homeless children and orphans in their community. She came up with the idea of teaching these kids how to bake instead of letting them roam on the streets. Consuelo plays a big part in providing a permanent home and giving hope and directions in life to the homeless children in her community.
Lilian from Belarus - Hearts for Hearts Girl Doll
Lilian is a girl from Belarus who lives with her grandmother when her parents decided to find a job in another city. Even if their family were poor, her determination, creativity and smart thinking made a huge difference in the lives of the children in the orphanage. It was her idea to make the girls take photographs of their life in the orphanage and depict what makes them happy or what makes them sad. These photographs ended up winning a grant and the photos were exhibited in the museum. This paved the way for people getting to know more about the orphanage; donations started coming in and people wanting to adopt showed up at the orphanage.
Lilian has a stunning long and straight golden hair which even makes her blue eyes stand out. She comes in a long-sleeve white tunic blouse with detailed and authentic embroidery on the collars and sleeves. She has a lace-up vest embroidered with pink and periwinkle flowers . Her bottom is a polka dot red leggings and a fashionable black ballet flats.
Her accessories include:Suede hair band decorated with fanciful flowers and leaves Bright silvery earrings with simulated garnets Doll-size comb and hair elastic H4HG power bracelet (girl size)Beautiful mini story book about her life
Tipi from Belarus - Hearts for Hearts Girl Doll
Tipi is a girl from Laos who helps her father with his puppet plays. She loves painting, story telling and playing the instrument, khene. She goes to different festivals in Laos and read to stories to children to inspire them to learn and love reading. When her father was invited to tour around Asia and the United States for his puppet play, she came with her father. She had the chance to read stories to people about her culture and country and even play the khene in front of the audience.
Tipi has a gorgeous long flowy black hair which matches perfectly with her deep, liquid-brown black eyes. Her outfit includes a cute pale green t-shirt with aqua embroidery on the neckline. It is paired with playful cropped pants design with flower appliques and pockets with laced edges. She comes in a fun aqua flip flops for her footwear.
Her accessories include:A cute woven friendship braceletColorful bangle braceletsSilvery flower earrings with pink crystal centersPink hair elasticDoll-sized hair comb and elasticH4HG power bracelet (girl size) Beautiful mini storybook about her life
Rahel from Ethiopia - Hearts for Hearts Girl Doll
Rahel lives in Ethiopia with her parents; her father is a health worker in the village and her dad is a farmer. She is passionate about improving the health of the people in her community where Malaria is a huge problem. She constantly helps her mother in her clinic and she dreams of becoming a doctor someday. She wants to make a difference in her community and she can't wait to grow up and walk around in stethoscope treating people in her village.
Rachel has an abundance of gorgeous curls on her hair which makes amber-brown eyes stand out even more. She comes in a culture-inspired rich yellow knit top paired with a wraparound skirt full of textured patterns and fringe on the bottom. She has a cute tan slip-on sandals.
Her accessories includeTraditional multi-strand bead necklaceSoft woven bangle bracelets on both armsJet and faceted amber-colored drop earringsComb and hair elastic for dollH4H power bracelet for girlsPretty mini storybook her life