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Stocking Stuffers

8 Fair-Trade Stocking Stuffers Under $25

Christmas is right around the corner! These little stocking stuffers are sure to make a big impact on Christmas morning. And, because they are created by the artisans of WorldCrafts, each gift also impacts the lives of impoverished families and communities around the world. Keychains Every driver on your list will appreciate these key chains […]

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CWJC Benefits

Host a CWJC/CMJC Benefit & Transform Lives

Job development and the provision of sustainable, living wages are at the heart of WorldCrafts’ vision to offer an income with dignity and the hope of everlasting life to every person on earth. This vision fits hand-in-glove with the mission of Christian Women’s Job Corps and Christian Men’s Job Corps (CWJC/CMJC): to equip women and […]

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Channapatna Handicrafts

Renewed Hope in Channapatna

Seated at his workbench, A focuses his attention on a lathe turning a block of hale wood. As the wood turns, he picks up a chisel and begins applying meticulous cuts. When the figure is carved, this Channapatna Handicrafts artisan applies layers of dyed resin to create a beautiful Nativity piece. In a day when cheap mass-produced […]

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Light of Hope

Clean Water for Light of Hope

When two ministries of WMU come together, entire communities can experience holistic healing. WorldCrafts, the fair trade division of WMU, and Pure Water, Pure Love, the clean water ministry of WMU recently joined forces to forever change the lives of 10 families in Bangladesh. Can you image what it would it be like to live without the […]

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Celebrate Fair Trade

10 Ways to Celebrate Fair Trade Month

October is Fair Trade Month. Here are 10 ways you can celebrate with us! Pray The Word tells us that the prayers of the righteous are powerful and effective. Prayer is the first and best work in celebrating Fair Trade month. We’ve created a new way you can pray for WorldCrafts artisans. Download our monthly interactive […]

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WorldCrafts Market

Create a WorldCrafts Market!

Would you like to get hands on in helping WorldCrafts develop fair trade businesses in the United States and around the world? You can – by creating a WorldCrafts market! Why a WorldCrafts Market? From hand-quilted throws created by artisans in India to paper bead jewelry crafted by HIV-positive widows in Uganda to cord keepers […]

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WorldCrafts Partners with Arkansas Baptist Children’s Homes & Family Ministries

What do fair-trade artisans in Africa and at-risk children in Arkansas have in common? Thanks to WorldCrafts’ latest partnership initiative, both groups can benefit directly from the sale of handcrafted items ranging from jewelry and accessories to home décor and Christmas-themed craft items. WorldCrafts, established in 1996, is the fair-trade division of WMU. It recently […]

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BCFM Benefits

Help Us Minister to Vulnerable Children and Families

The Baptist Coalition for Children and Families (BCCF) is a network of Baptist organizations united in serving vulnerable children and families around the world. In 2017, BCCF positively impacted more than 662,830 families. BCCF’s Mission In its 2017 Annual Report, BCCF states, “The care for the defenseless has been part of Baptist life since the Nation’s […]

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Lifeline Children's Services

Team Up With Us to Help Lifeline Children’s Services

WorldCrafts is so happy to announce our new partnership with Lifeline Children’s Services. Through this partnership WorldCrafts joins with Lifeline to support orphaned and vulnerable children throughout the world. Families who partner with our Father in rescuing the fatherless are transformed as they experience the reality of limitless love. Who Is Lifeline? Lifeline assists families […]

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Ayu Sewing Project

Ayu Sewing Project: Sharing Joy in Indonesia

$100.00 per month. Can you conceive of supporting your family on this salary? How would you feed and clothe your children? How would you provide medical and dental care? How would you educate them? In Indonesia $100.00 per month is the typical salary for a husband and father. Adding to this dilemma, if a wife has children she is looked down on for working […]

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