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Ten Thousand Villages started 65 years ago with the Mennonite Central Committee to "provide sustainable economic opportunities for artisans in developing countries by creating a viable marketplace for their products in North America."  They have an extensive clearance section.  (And, if you sign up for their e-mail list, they also offer frequent sales and percent off clearance deals. :)

Krochet Kids began with the incredible story of three college-age guys who liked to crochet sharing that skill with refugee women in Uganda.  Today they have helped 150 people in Uganda and Peru rise out of poverty by selling their amazing products.  Check out their apparel sale page.

 Clearance and Sales

Hands Producing Hope works in Rwanda and Costa Rica with a mission of "providing the economic, educational, and spiritual resources necessary to empower remote communities to rise above poverty."  Their offer some of their handmade jewelry and other products on their sale page.

Eternal Threads "mission is 'weaving hope and justice' to improve the lives of women and children who are at risk from extreme poverty and trafficking."  They have a sale page which includes items such as headbands, women's shirts, jewelry and home decor.

Partners for Just Trade is a "non-profit, faith-based organization that builds partnerships between producers living in extreme poverty and consumers in North America."  They offer a sale page which includes everything from winter wear to indoor and outdoor home decor to jewelry and purses to stuffed animals.

Serrv is "a nonprofit, fair trade organization dedicated to lifting disadvantaged artisans, farmers, and their families out of poverty."  They offer a large selection of clearance items.

Elegantees "mission statement is to provide hope to survivors of sex trafficking in Nepal. A positive source of income that reinforces independence, a healthy self-image, and confidence restores lives one elegant tee at a time." They offer sale prices on some their elegant tops and dresses.

Amani ya Juu "means 'Peace from Above'. "  They are a "social economic enterprise committed to peace and reconciliation for African women." They sew beautiful and high quality products.  Check out their SALE page here.

WorldCraftsSM "develops sustainable, fair-trade businesses among impoverished people around the world."  Their "vision is to offer an income with dignity and the hope of everlasting life to every person on earth."  They offer clearance prices on various handcrafted decorations and more.

If you clicked on this link, you probably (like most Americans!) are attracted to a deal.  But you are also probably like me and trying to stretch your budget to make ends meet.  (Note: If your budget is tight, you may find ethical shopping online difficult due to shipping costs.  Check out our list of Retail Locations.  Or combine with some like-minded friends for a large order that qualifies for free shipping and then have fun getting together to deliver their products :)  Below are links to the clearance and sale pages for the organizations listed on this site.  But don't worry.  This time there is no need to feel guilty for buying cheap--all the artisans have already been paid in full! (Also check out Love Justly which offers last season's discounted ethical merchandise from many great organizations!)

Haiti Design Coop works in Haiti to develop "craftsmen and leaders that are able to use their skills to provide for their families and contribute to the development of their community."  They have a SALE page which offers products such as jewelry and leather accessories.

Go Fish Clothing & Jewelry Co. is a clothing and jewelry store started by Christians who wanted to make a difference by "purchasing hand-crafted goods from the indigenous people of developing nations at their asking price." They offer sales on clothing for women and children.