Shop for a Cause: Gifts that Help Support HIV+ Artisans in Kenya

Shop for a Cause: Gifts that Help Support HIV+ Artisans in Kenya

Imani Workshops was created by AMPATH in 2005 to provide sustainable income opportunities to HIV-positive women in western Kenya. What started as a small shop, now employs over 100 people. Imani employees now also include individuals with disabilities and more broadly those who receive medical treatment and support from AMPATH. Ninety...

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Backpacks That Give Back. Going Back to School Never Felt So Good!

Backpacks That Give Back. Going Back to School Never Felt So Good!

Make A Difference With Animal Backpacks From Kenya As school has already started for some students or is quickly approaching for others, many are scrambling to find and purchase everything on their supply list. This year instead of spending your hard earned money at the nearest mega chain store, shop...

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Design Group Helps Revamp Global Gifts' Line of Fair Trade Products

Design Group Helps Revamp Global Gifts' Line of Fair Trade Products

As fashion trends quickly rise and fall and an increase of ethically-made products are being sold, Global Gifts has discovered the world of fashion isn’t for the faint of heart. Staying on top of trends, reworking designs, sourcing materials, developing new products…it’s a process that must be mastered in order...

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Global Gifts In Kenya: First Days. Fair Trade. First-Hand.

Global Gifts In Kenya: First Days. Fair Trade. First-Hand.

Last Friday, six intrepid travelers set out from Indianapolis on a journey to discover, in in person, what fair trade means to artisans in Kenya. Nora store manager, Kelly Trimble, an experienced tour guide, first envisioned this expedition a few years ago and a great deal of planning went into...

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Countdown to Kenya

Countdown to Kenya

The Global Gifts-Sponsored Trip to Kenya We're counting down the days before our departure on September 9th.  This journey of a lifetime will include work at the Imani Workshops, and visits to the Global Interfaith Partnership (GIP) UMOJA Project, as well as adventurous side trips to take in the natural...

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