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Ten Thousand Villages, "the original fair trader," started in 1946. They sell Easter baskets, Easter cards and other Easter gifts. (To also find their products in retail stores near you, click here.)
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 sell adorable hand-knit stuffed bunnies as well as cross jewelry and other Christian gifts. (To also find their products in retail store near you, click here.)
HandUp Global Goods is a "non-profit enterprise dedicated to arming teens in Haiti with jobs, spiritual discipleship, and professional development." Check out their beautiful macrame youth cross bracelets which provide a "hand up" instead of a "hand out" to young men transitioning out of orphanages!
Eden by Elegantees is a new line of clothes for toddler girls which are sewn by women rescued from trafficking in Nepal and profits go to help rescue more trafficking victims. They sell adorable and comfortable dresses for toddler girls in sizes 18mos - 5T, which would be perfect for a new Easter dress.
Market Haiti is " a market place designed to empower & market Haitian artisans in their work". They "are officially endorsed by the Apparent Project, and are also working with other artisans in Haiti to make a difference in the lives of working families." They sell beautiful metal crosses, handcrafted by Haitian artisans.
Serrv is "a nonprofit, fair trade organization dedicated to lifting disadvantaged artisans, farmers, and their families out of poverty." They sell Easter gift bags and lots of bunnies, decorative eggs and Easter chocolates. (To also find their products in a retail shop near you, click 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 cross-themed jewelry, journals and decorations, perfect for Easter gifts.
A Sister’s Heart is "a socially minded business that uses art and design to provide economic and educational development for young Honduran women who have chosen to change the course of their lives." They offer a beautiful Faith Cross Notecard Set perfect for Easter cards. (I ordered a set - they are gorgeous cards :)