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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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Stocking Ornament: Impacting the South Bronx, New York

THE SPECIAL PREORDER OPPORTUNITY HAS ENDED.    WorldCrafts artisan group Graffiti 2 Works in New York City coaches adults to develop the physical, mental, emotional, social, and spiritual skills necessary to achieve their best. The Impact of Graffiti 2 Works Life is hard in the city. The partnership between WorldCrafts and Graffiti 2 Works helps […]

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O Holy Night Ornament: Supporting Women in Louisiana

THE SPECIAL PREORDER OPPORTUNITY HAS ENDED.  WorldCrafts artisan partner Christian Women’s Job Corps (CWJC) of Monroe, Louisiana, helps impoverished women in their community receive the tools they need to create a better life. The Impact of CWJC of Monroe, Louisiana CWJC of Monroe, Louisiana is a program dedicated to healing women holistically. Begun in 2010, […]

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African Tree Ornament: Handmade by Refugee Women

THE SPECIAL PREORDER OPPORTUNITY HAS ENDED.    WorldCrafts artisan group Refugee Sewing Society in Clarkston, Georgia, teaches viable skills to 15 vulnerable refugee women. The women receive payment for the products they sell, helping them to earn a supplemental income. They have access to available resources, including ESL and citizenship classes, which will allow them […]

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The Grace Bracelet: Handmade by Trafficking Survivors

THE SPECIAL PREORDER OPPORTUNITY HAS ENDED.    WorldCrafts artisan partner The WellHouse just outside Birmingham, Alabama, seeks to honor our Father by providing rescue and opportunities for restoration to women who have survived human trafficking and specifically sexual exploitation. The WellHouse never charges residents for living quarters, therapy, case management, and other services. The Impact […]

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WorldCrafts Special Preorder Opportunity!

THE SPECIAL PREORDER OPPORTUNITY HAS ENDED.    This July you have a special opportunity to preorder four new WorldCrafts products that will support artisans in the United States. These unique items are only available for preorder through 11:00 a.m. CDT on Friday, July 31, 2020. They will not be available on our website ever again, […]

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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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Hill Top Crafts: Purposeful Purses

Years ago, a representative with our new artisan group Hill Top Crafts visited Thailand. While there, she met a group of ladies making traditional Hmong crafts. Their group was named Hill Top. “I visited the location in Thailand where these women worked,” she says. “I thought they were going to be creating typical Hmong crafts, […]

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Introducing Bidri Ware: An Ancient Handicraft

In a small southern India town, Bidar, the community still practices an ancient handicraft dating back to the 14th century: bidriware. “Bidriware is made from a mix of zinc and copper inlaid with thin sheets of silver,” a representative with Bidri Ware, a new WorldCrafts artisan group, says. For many in India, a better future […]

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Pray for WorldCrafts Artisans

We have all been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. WorldCrafts artisan leaders from Kyrgyzstan to Louisiana have shared how artisans have been impacted. Your prayers make a difference. In the midst of this crisis, please join us in prayer for our brothers and sisters around the world. Here are three specific prayers to pray for […]

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