Alpaca Toys: A Peruvian Playmate

Alpaca Toys: A Peruvian Playmate
Peruvian artisans team up with fair trade organizations to share a tradition that goes back through generations - the art of alpaca fur animals. Each animal toy is crafted from recycled alpaca fur scraps and takes about two days to make. The goal is for artisans to become economically independent, as they learn the appropriate skills to participate in a growing global economy.

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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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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