Hearts For Hearts Girls are beautifully dressed in attire specific to their regions. Each one measures 14” tall, a new size in the doll world. The six international dolls include:
- Consuelo (Mexico)
- Dell (United States)
- Lillian (Belarus – Russia)
- Nahji (India)
- Rahel (Ethiopia)
- Tipi (Laos)
Gina Beebe, Senior Vice President of Girls Marketing at Playmate Toys Inc. answered, “We looked at the global map and wanted to spread throughout it to have a presence in all different areas. For example, we wanted to have an Asian presence so we looked at countries in Asia that were both rich in culture and also under deserved. Laos is a country that many people are not aware of, so representing a young girl from here helps bring attention to the area.”Bicultural Mama inquired about the unique countries chosen to represent some of the Hearts For Hearts Girls. For instance, many doll companies would have automatically chosen larger and more well-known countries such as China to represent the Asian doll.
To highlight social responsibility, Playmates Toys Inc. is donating a portion of each doll sale to non-profit organizations that serve the regions that the Hearts for Hearts Girls dolls represent.
The toy industry has recognized Hearts for Hearts Girls, naming the doll line to Dr. Toy’s 10 Best Socially Responsible Products List just a few weeks ago.
Girls can explore the kid-safe Hearts for Hearts Girls website (www.heartsforheartsgirls.com) that features games, activities, and real stories about girls from around the world. To unlock the online membership field, kids simply type in the special code included with each doll purchase.