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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 sell high quality men's gifts, including messenger bags, bookends, key chains, journals and more.
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 sell men's leather wallets as well as clocks and calendars and other great gifts for dad. (To also look for their products in retail locations near you, click here.)
Land of a Thousand Hills "brings life-changing work to communities in Rwanda. When you buy Land of a Thousand Hills Coffee, you help families provide for themselves with living wages, you build homes for orphans, give care to widows, and most importantly, give hope to entire coffee growing communities." They sell single-origin gourmet coffees of all different types and flavors. They also offer coffee-themed t-shirts for the coffee-drinking male in your life.
Hope Outfitters designs and sells ethically made men's tees, tanks, hoodies and sweatshirts, sweatpants and hats (sizes XS - XXL) with 100% of the profits being donated to chosen charities. With their "Buy 1 Give 100" plan, they have "healed the sick, sheltered the homeless, rescued girls out of human trafficking, provided clean water, granted money to adopting families, and so much more..." By purchasing their cool products for your dad, you are joining with them in "making a difference that will last for all eternity."
Krochet Kids began with the incredible story of three college-age guys who liked to crochet sharing that skill with refugee women in Uganda. "Every purchase impacts a life and every product is hand-signed by the lady who made it." They sell men's backpacks, t-shirts, sweaters, hoodies and hats as well as men's bow ties and scarves. (To also find their products in a retail store near you, click here.)
The Mercy House Shop is "a global marketplace and the beautiful products in this shop are made by women empowered by Mercy House Global." They "engage women through maternity homes in Kenya and employment through Fair Trade Friday in more than 15 countries all around the world." They sell great gifts for men, including men's birthday cards and Fair Trade Men's Gift Bundles.
The Mission Lazarus social enterprise "program exists to empower local Hondurans and Haitians, who would otherwise not have the opportunity, to learn artisan skills and sustainable business development training in efforts to advance their overall education." They offer beautiful leather products for men, including: briefcases, wallets, iPad and laptop sleeves, Bibles, journals and more!