Country Spotlight: Peru

Country Spotlight: Peru

    From deep within the Amazon Rainforest to the top of the Andes Mountains, over 5,000 Peruvian artisans work to create some of the amazing products that we have here at Global Gifts. With a corrupt and unreliable government, a lot of people struggle to find safe work. Since...

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Fair Trade Glass Jewelry from Ghana: A Journey from Bottle to Bracelet

Fair Trade Glass Jewelry from Ghana: A Journey from Bottle to Bracelet

What happens to the glass bottle after you’ve enjoyed your favorite beverage? If you’re like many people, you rinse the empty bottle, place it in a recycling can, and forget about it. The Krobo people of Ghana have made an art of crafting old glass bottles into beads used for...

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Artisan Spotlight Using Up-cycled Materials: Saris from Bangladesh

Artisan Spotlight Using Up-cycled Materials: Saris from Bangladesh

Written by Emily Heller, Retail Studies Intern International Women's Day highlighted an empowered group of Tibetan Nuns who were the first women to graduate with Geshema degrees! And because there are so many women's groups to celebrate, we wanted to show you another group of females who find fair trade work...

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Vanessa Visits Mitra-Bali Fair Trade in Indonesia!

Vanessa Visits Mitra-Bali Fair Trade in Indonesia!

Two years ago, Vanessa, a Global Gifts volunteer, left the U.S. to work in the Peace Corps in Botswana. Now that her work is coming to a close, she wanted to travel to a few more places, first stopping in Indonesia! The above picture is her with Agung Alit, director and founder...

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Summer Bags, Large and Small

Summer Bags, Large and Small

Global Gifts has colorful summer bags to fit all your necessities!            The Coin Arpillera Garden purse is made using 100% cotton and is a bright way to store coins and small personal items. This purse is created by Jupa, an artisan youth group that Bridge...

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