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.
Dunitz & Company
Dunitz & Company has been collaborating with and sustaining artisans in Guatemala since 1989, and is proud to bring fashion forward seed bead, fused glass and laser-cut jewelry designs to discriminating and socially conscious buyers across North America. Dunitz & Company also offers a handcrafted Judaica collection. Wholesale and Retail.
Escama Studio is a social enterprise 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.
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.
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.
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.
Mayan Hands is a fair trade nonprofit organization dedicated to providing economic and educational opportunities to Mayan women and girls in Guatemala. The programs that support our artisan partners in realizing their potential as artists, businesswomen, and leaders in their communities create lasting change for the women and their families, and help to preserve the culture they cherish.
One World Projects
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.
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
Ten Thousand Villages provides vital, fair income to Third World people by marketing their handicrafts and telling their stories in North America.
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.