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Category Archives: Artisans

Mother’s Day Gifts That Support Mothers around the World

This Mother’s Day honor your mother or a special woman in your life by giving a WorldCrafts gift that supports mothers around the world. Many WorldCrafts items are created by moms for moms. Buying from WorldCrafts means you have the special privilege of supporting moms around the world who work hard to care for their […]

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ConneXions

ConneXions: Making an Impact in India

WorldCrafts artisan group ConneXions employs underprivileged women from the slums of Calcutta, India. ConneXions has trained the artisans how to make products out of their traditional saris using the kantha, a traditional Indian embroidery technique. The Impact of Your Purchase The women artisans of ConneXions work primarily from their homes while looking after their children […]

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The Lily House: Raising Lilies with Hope

The Lily House is a safe haven, child day care, and business training center for women in the Dominic Republic who have been rescued from sex trafficking or are at risk of being trafficked. Women at The Lily House learn to make jewelry by hand in order to make a new living with dignity and […]

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Thai Country Trim: Making an Impact in Thailand

Thai Country Trim, WorldCrafts’ oldest and largest artisan group, employs artisans throughout the country of Thailand. Through its partnership with WorldCrafts’ Support Freedom campaign, women are rescued out of human slavery and restored to new life.

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Support Human Trafficking Victims through WorldCrafts

Human trafficking is the fastest growing criminal industry in the world today. In recognition of this immense problem, January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Awareness Month, and National Human Trafficking Awareness Day is observed January 11. This January, you can join WorldCrafts in supporting human trafficking victims like Pinki. Pinki arrived at Love Calcutta […]

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Merry Christmas from the WorldCrafts Family!

May this Christmas be full of peace and blessings for you and your family. Here at WorldCrafts we’re celebrating the most joyful time of the year by spreading some extra holiday cheer. Every purchase you make through WorldCrafts brings transformation to artisans around the world. In this beautiful season, we here at WorldCrafts want to […]

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Master’s Handicrafts: Making an Impact in Kyrgyzstan

The cultural and artistic traditions of Central Asia have been preserved through the generations as women work together with their mothers and grandmothers creating masterful crafts. Artisans at Master’s Handicrafts in Kyrgyzstan have skillfully crafted each item out of natural felt that is hand dyed. These items are as varied as the women who make […]

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Channapatna Handicrafts: Making an Impact in India

WorldCrafts artisan partner Channapatna Handicrafts in India employs artisans skilled in lac-turney, a woodworking craft protected as a geographical indication under the World Trade Organization. The Impact of Channapatna Handicrafts The skill of lac-turney has been handed down in this region of India for many years. The craft began to dwindle in India due to […]

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Mother Care Handcrafts: Making an Impact in Kenya

Mother Care Handcrafts helps more than 100 disadvantaged artisans in Kenya earn a fair wage by using their skills in the centuries-old handcrafting traditions. Among the artisans are several women who have been rescued from prostitution, thanks to the jobs Mother Care offers. The profit from the crafts provides the artisans and their family’s with […]

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The Grace Cross: A Beacon of Grace

In New Orleans, Baptist Friendship House works to meet the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of the homeless, human trafficking survivors, and those living in poverty. Through their partnership with the National Human Trafficking Hotline, they are able to help more than 20,000 trafficking survivors find a safe shelter and transportation to the shelter each […]

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