Skip to content

Category Archives: Our Impact

BCFM Benefits

Support Baptist Children and Family Ministries Through WorldCrafts!

We know you have a heart for vulnerable children. Your support for WorldCrafts shows it. Do you know that you can help at-risk children and their families in your own community simply by hosting a one-month online WorldCrafts benefit? All you have to do is register to become a host, and we’ll send you all the promotional materials […]

Read more »

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. […]

Read more »

Starfish Project

Starfish Project: Beautiful Jewelry that Saves Lives

One morning, an old man was walking along the beach when he came upon a boy. The boy was surrounded by thousands and thousands of starfish and he was picking them up one by one and throwing them back into the ocean. Puzzled, the older man looked at the young boy and asked, “Little boy, […]

Read more »

How You Can Support Human Trafficking Victims

In the US, the National Day of Human Trafficking Awareness is observed on January 11. Human trafficking is the fastest growing criminal enterprise in the world. Poverty, war, gender inequality, and lack of opportunity breed desperation. Human traffickers manipulate desperate people with the promise of beautiful lives, quality educations and equitable salaries. Each year, millions […]

Read more »

3 ways to support fair trade this Christmas

3 Ways to Support Fair-Trade Artisans this Christmas

Have you started preparing for Christmas? To help you make your gift shopping count, we’ve marked down some of our favorites for the WorldCrafts Annual Sale going on now through 11/27/18. You know, most of us are already running around decorating our houses, stressing over selecting gifts, and filling our calendars with get-togethers and events celebrating the season. And, while […]

Read more »

November Adoption Awareness Month

National Adoption Awareness Month

November is National Adoption Awareness Month and WorldCrafts invites you to lift up this cause with us. Throughout His Word, our Father reveals His heart about orphan care. In Deuteronomy 10:18, we learn that “He defends the cause of the fatherless and the widow, and loves the foreigner residing among you, giving them food and […]

Read more »

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 […]

Read more »

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 […]

Read more »

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 […]

Read more »

It’s Not Too Late to Honor Your Mother!

The deadline for ordering a WorldCrafts gift to be delivered in time for Mother’s Day has passed, but you can still honor your mother with a gift that provides hope to moms around the world. Your mom will love knowing that your gift in her honor helps WorldCrafts bring immediate hope to impoverished people around the world. […]

Read more »