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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Annual Rug Sale Helps Foster Peace in Pakistan

Annual Rug Sale Helps Foster Peace in Pakistan

 Pakistani Artisans Transcend Differences of Religion, Gender, Customs and Traditions by Working Together Global Gifts, a fair trade store with stores in Indiana and Ohio is hosting the annual Bunyaad Fair Trade Rug Event featuring rugs that provide hope and opportunity to adult artisans in Pakistan. From May 2-6 at the Short North store...

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Valentine's Day Cards Made by Women Trafficking Survivors in The Philippines

Valentine's Day Cards Made by Women Trafficking Survivors in The Philippines

In recognition of National Slavery and Human Trafficking Awareness Month, Global Gifts is featuring a collection of Valentine’s Day themed cards handcrafted by Filipino women who have escaped from sex-trafficking. The Philippines is home to over 500,000 women who, either by force or desperate necessity, are operating as prostitutes within...

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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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