|Crafts, Clothing and Home Decor|
|Ananse Village is proud to offer the finest traditional African crafts produced in a fair trade environment. We are dedicated to supporting small scale production by talented craftspeople. A portion of our profits helps provide medical care and educational opportunities to the communities we work with|
|Cheppu Himal is a Wholesaler dedicated to the belief that we are one global family. We see the earth as a sphere with a great richness of diversity. But it is our unity, not our differences, that give us strength.|
|Eco World Decor works with the Igorot community of Benguet, Philippines; a humble group of indigenous people, known for their strong work ethic and unwavering moral values. Our organization’s goal is to directly benefit the Igorot Community by providing a 10% of the profits made back to the Igorot artisans who created these unique and beautiful eco-friendly décor.|
|Escama Studio Escama Studio is a social enterpise based in California and Brazil. Our mission is to create innovative on-trend fashion accessories while promoting sustainable development through trade. The word ‘Escama’ means ‘fish scales’ in Portuguese; the name was chosen because our flagship product — crocheted accessories with post consumer pull tabs — appear as if they’re made from big metallic scales of a fish.|
|Global Crafts’ Mission is to offer income-generating opportunities to craftspeople in developing countries by following fair trade practices including paying in advance at least the market price for items, ensuring that craftspeople receive payment, and ensuring that the craftspeople work in fair working conditions. We work directly with artisans, craftspeople, and producer groups to achieve these goals and hopefully help improve the lives of some of the people with whom we share this planet.|
|Global Exchange Fair Trade Program‘s mission is to successfully market fairly-traded products in order to increase benefits for producers and consumers through economic fairness, mutual respect, and understanding, and build support for a more sustainable system of trade.|
|Handmade Expressions We are a wholesaler of Fair Trade products, located in Austin, Texas. We work with over 30 artisan groups and about 5,000 artisans in India. In addition to offering responsible, sustainable, and Fair Trade products we also strive to provide useful, up-to-date information about Fair Trade.|
|Maggie’s Organics was founded in 1992 on the premise that workers should be treated ethically and clothing should be durable, affordable, and constructed of environmentally sustainable materials. We have continued on this mission within our supply chains by finding and creating factories and cooperatives where workers’ rights are respected and equitable pay is provided.
* ILRF has done extensive research on Maggie’s Organic’s and has given them an “A” on their social justice claims. Currently Maggie’s has 50% of their production within the US and the rest abroad – there is no membership organization or certification scheme they can be a part of.
|Marigold Fair Trade Clothing since 2004, has been working with a women’s co-op of over 200 women in the slums of Mumbai, India.|
|Mata Traders Our products are handmade using artistic traditions such as block-printing and embroidery…no factory production here. Combine that with flattering design and a flair for color, and you’ve got the Mata look|
|Manos Zapotecas mission is to make exquisite, high quality, hand crafted rugs, purses, and computer cases available to discerning and socially conscious buyers across the country.|
|One World Projects mission is to create viable economic alternatives for artisans and their families, and to expand the reaches of ethical and fair trade to include compassionate trade™`, which addresses the most pressing issues that face mankind today. Our focus is, and always has been, firmly on the welfare of our artisans.|
|Puresa Humanitarian is a nonprofit 501c3 organization dedicated to reaching, rescuing, restoring and providing hope and freedom for women and children, victims and survivors of human trafficking and sexual slavery.|
|SERVV International is a nonprofit organization with a mission to eradicate poverty wherever it resides by providing opportunity and support to artisans and farmers worldwide.|
|Ten Thousand Villages provides vital, fair income to Third World people by marketing their handicrafts and telling their stories in North America.|
|Tropical Itemsis a wholesaler and multiple event retailer of fair trade crafts made of high quality natural raffia fibers from Madagascar.|
|Tropical Salvage reclaims old, quality hardwood in Indonesia and gives it new life in solid furniture. In doing so, we create fair trade, conservation supportive jobs in Indonesia and enable consumers to choose wood products whose availability does not depend on harvests of standing trees.|
|WorldFinds mission is to create employment for low-income artisans in the developing world, provide unique, beautiful and sellable designs for North American retailers, and operate a sustainable business that also employs people in the US – all
the while being kind to the environment.