Happy International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples!

Happy International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples!

Today, August 9, has been declared International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples by the United Nations. The 2016 theme is dedicated to the Right to Education! We are proud that Fair Trade supports Indigenous Peoples in different parts of the world and helps afford indigenous families the ability to educate...

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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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10 Fair Trade Gifts Under $10

10 Fair Trade Gifts Under $10

Fair Trade products help communities develop, gives access to healthcare and medicine, and creates opportunity for children to excel in school. If you're shopping for ethical gifts that make a positive impact but have a tight budget this summer, we've created a list for you! 1. Chocolate Truffles   The chocolate truffles...

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Hang Garlands at Your Independence Day Party!

Hang Garlands at Your Independence Day Party!

With 4th of July coming up, it’s time to get festive by hanging up colorful garlands in your windows!   The Red Star Garland is handmade in Bangladesh and adds the perfect festive touch to any household! Each star is woven from keya palm leaves. These leaves are harvested locally...

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Cool Off With an Indonesian Fan

Cool Off With an Indonesian Fan

As temperatures are soaring, we think fans are a great way to cool off, especially when picnicking outside for the 4th of July!         These fans are made using dyed bamboo frames and traditional Indonesian batik fabric. In Indonesia, hand-drawn batik is a traditional craft with a rich...

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