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Celebrate Fair Trade Month

October is Fair Trade Month. Here are some 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 […]

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New Products from Channapatna Handicrafts Artisans

WorldCrafts artisan partner Channapatna Handicrafts in India employs artisans who are 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 […]

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New Products from Graffiti 2 Works Artisans!

WorldCrafts artisan partner Graffiti 2 Works in New York coaches adults to develop the physical, mental, emotional, social, and spiritual skills necessary to achieve their best. The Impact of Graffiti 2 Works One in five young adults in Mott Haven are considered “idle.” They are not in school and are not employed. Additionally, 20% of […]

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Blessed Hope: Providing Lasting Hope to Women in Nepal

Blessed Hope in Nepal provides creative work, skills development training, and true lasting hope to 23 women artisans and their families throughout the Himalayan Mountains of Nepal. Through their partnership with WorldCrafts, the women artisans are paid salaries that make them able to purchase basic necessities for their families such as their children’s school fees, […]

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Master’s Handicrafts: Changing Lives 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. These items are as varied as the women who make them, with products reflecting the unique styles of individual artisans. The Impact of Master’s Handicrafts Through Master’s Handicrafts‘ partnership […]

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Introducing Refugee Sewing Society!

We are thrilled to introduce our new artisan partner Refugee Sewing Society in Clarkston, Georgia. About Refugee Sewing Society Finding employment that pays well is a challenge for most refugee families.  The cost of living is high in Clarkston.  Many of the women employed by Refugee Sewing Society are widows, and others have husbands who […]

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Introducing Baptist Friendship House!

We are thrilled to introduce our new artisan partner Baptist Friendship House in New Orleans, Louisiana. About Baptist Friendship House Baptist Friendship House works to meet the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of the homeless, human trafficking survivors, and those living in poverty. They are a registered Christian Women’s Job Corps site of national WMU. […]

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Eden Ministries

WorldCrafts Fair-Trade Gifts for Grads

It’s that time of year when graduations are happening left and right, and it’s difficult to find time in our busy schedules to shop for all our beloved graduates! Luckily, WorldCrafts has the perfect fair-trade gifts to let your graduates know you love and support them, while simultaneously loving and supporting craftsmen around the world. […]

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WorldCrafts Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Mother’s Day is right around the corner and WorldCrafts has the perfect gifts to ensure that moms everywhere know that they are loved and valued! These gifts 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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Meet our Tennessee WMU WorldCrafts Advocates

Out of a desire to teach others how to get involved in missions through the ministry of WorldCrafts, Tennessee WMU has engaged four WorldCrafts advocates. Currently, there is one advocate for each of four regions in Tennessee. The Tennessee WMU WorldCrafts advocates will help churches and faith communities understand how WorldCrafts’ fair trade practices give […]

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