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WorldCrafts Fair-Trade Gifts for Dads and Grads

This summer, celebrate graduates and fathers with WorldCrafts gifts handmade by artisans around the world. Giving WorldCrafts gifts means you have the special opportunity to support parents around the world who work hard to provide basic necessities such as shelter, food, and education for their children and families. Many WorldCrafts artisans are also working to […]

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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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WorldCrafts Artisans Receive Grants for Clean Water

In the midst of the global pandemic, WMU’s Compassion Ministry Pure Water, Pure Love granted four WorldCrafts artisan groups with more than $40,000 to provide clean water for the artisans, their families, and their communities. Bidri Ware, WorldCrafts’ newest artisan group, employs skilled artisans in a southern Indian town who are providing for their families […]

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Encourage WorldCrafts Artisans in the United States

WorldCrafts partners with  artisan groups throughout the United States. The artisans are unable to gather together due to the current pandemic. They need our prayers and encouragement during this time. Artisans always appreciate receiving cards or letters of encouragement. If you would like to send them an encouraging word, you can send it to the […]

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WMU’s Compassion Ministries Day of Prayer

WMU’s compassion ministries of WorldCrafts, Christian Women’s Job Corps (CWJC), Christian Men’s Job Corps (CMJC), Pure Water, Pure Love and Baptist Nursing Fellowship minister to impoverished people across the globe. Participants in these ministries need your prayers now more than ever as they face the numerous challenges presented by this global pandemic. WMU’s Compassion Ministries […]

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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. Global Impact on Mother’s 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 […]

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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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Proverbs 31 Women

Ugandan Artisans Receive Grant for Clean Water

Women and children in Kyendula, Uganda, walk between 1 and 4 miles to gather dirty water from swamps. There has not been a working well in Kyendula, causing major problems for the community. “Safe water is used for drinking, bathing, cooking, and cleaning,” the director of WorldCrafts artisan group Proverbs 31 Women Ministries says. “Knowing […]

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You Can Order Custom WorldCrafts Products

WorldCrafts has partnered with two artisan groups who can create special handcrafted custom orders for you! If you are hosting an event or get-together, or if you would like a product for your small group or business, consider placing an order for a custom product. Begin Anew Refugee Artisan Group Begin Anew of Middle Tennessee […]

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