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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."  They offer handmade bracelets and necklaces, incredibly made from seeds and rolled paper.

Gifts with a Cause has a passion "to provide sustainable income to artisans in developing countries and connect people around the world with stories of positive change through Fair Trade practices."  They partner with World Vision. They offer a wide variety of hand crafted jewelry.   Each piece comes with the artisan's picture and story.

LivAfrika's mission "is to help support the women and children in South Africa who are affected by extreme poverty, HIV/AIDS and gender inequality."  They offer a collection of unique bracelets, rings, necklaces and earrings for women and girls.

Destiny Rescue is "an internationally-recognized Christian non-profit organization dedicated to rescuing children trapped in the sex trade."  Their efforts have rescued nearly 2000 children around the world.  They offer gorgeous jewelry handmade by rescued girls.

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 bracelets.

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 offer cool bracelets, necklaces and earrings, many of which come packaged perfect for gifts and holidays.

BELJOY means "beautiful joy."  "BÉLJOY was born out of a vision to give the people of Haiti opportunities to earn money through honest and dignified work."  Check out their very unique and beautiful bracelets and necklaces here.

Pal Craftaid is "a volunteer, non-profit ministry of compassion, hope, and healing for Palestinians."  They sell mother of pearl earrings and pins.

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 sell a large selection of rings, necklaces, bracelets and earrings.

31 Bits sells jewelry handmade by women rising out of poverty in Uganda and Indonesia.  "The “31” comes from Proverbs 31, where it describes a diligent woman providing and caring for her family.  The “bits” comes from what the beads are made out of…bits of paper!"  They offer beautiful jewelry, including rings, necklaces, bracelets and charms.

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 offer a large selection of necklaces, earrings, bracelets, rings, pins and jewelry boxes.

Azizi Life "partners with rural Rwandans to bring fair trade beauty to your life and theirs."  They sell woven bracelets and earrings

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 offer Haitian jewelry, including: beaded necklaces, leather bracelets and horn earrings.

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 gorgeous seed, stone and silver jewelry.

Vi Bella Jewelry provides employment in Haiti and their mission "is centered on providing a path out of poverty for our artisans and a deep desire to form a community for them that is encouraging and prayerful."  they offer a gorgeous collection of jewelry, including His & Hers, necklaces, bracelets, earrings and jewelry for girls.

Where does your jewelry come from?  Ethically sourced jewelry is not always easy to find.  Reports of forced and dangerous child labor abound in the mining, cutting and polishing of precious metals and gems in many countries.  Read this fact sheet from World Vision and you will never look at jewelry the same way again.  Some jewelry companies, such as Fred Meyer Jewelers, have turned to third-party certification programs to clean up their supply chain.  The jewelry you will find below was not only made without exploitation, but was also made with love, changing lives around the world!

Trades of Hope sells products made by women who "have been rescued from sex slavery. Others are raising handicapped children alone. Some are in war torn countries and others have HIV/AIDS and leprosy...with Trades of Hope's help, their story has changed from pain and struggle to a story of hope!"  They offer a gorgeous selection of necklaces, bracelets, earrings and rings.

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 selection of jewelry on Etsy.

Nomi Network, with their " Buy Her Bag Not Her Body" slogan, work in India and Cambodia "to create economic opportunities for survivors and women at risk of trafficking by providing training, product development, and marketing support."  They offer silk bracelets and necklaces made in Cambodia.

Cross Trade is "built on the belief that giving job opportunities is the best way to provide HOPE for people in need."  They sell unique hand crafted jewelry made in Brazil from golden grass, acai seeds, buffalo horns, steel and wood.

Serrv is "a nonprofit, fair trade organization dedicated to lifting disadvantaged artisans, farmers, and their families out of poverty."  They sell beautiful earrings, bracelets and necklaces.

Little by Little helps keep children in Haiti out of orphanages by reaching out to employ parents who are on the verge of giving their children up due extreme poverty.  They sell cool jewelry, including earrings, necklaces and bracelets.

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Rise (the name is inspired by Ezra 10:4) offers bracelets, earrings and necklaces, amazingly handcrafted in Haiti, using upcycled paper, cereal boxes, clay and coins!

Mountain Maid "exists to strengthen the church of Haiti by proclaiming the gospel, making disciples and partnering with local church members to produce products that provide a sustainable income."  They offer beautiful jewelry made out of coconut shells, horn, leather, bamboo and recycled cereal boxes and also cedar jewelry boxes.

"Woven Joy, a Fair Trade Federation member, is a faith-based nonprofit organization working with artisans in the Philippines to create, produce and sell some of the world's finest quality handwoven friendship goods.”  They sell friendship bracelets, custom name bracelets and keychains.

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Market of Hope is about "giving the gift of life transformation" through Mission of Hope in Haiti.  They sell amazing bracelets, earrings and necklaces, handmade by Haitian artisans.

Amani ya Juu "means 'Peace from Above'. "  They are a "social economic enterprise committed to peace and reconciliation for African women." They sell beautiful necklaces, bracelets and earrings, handmade out of local African materials.

MudLOVE  sells inspiring bracelets, handmade in Indiana.  Every product you purchase provides one week of clean water to someone in need in Central African Republic through their nonprofit partner, Water for Good.  Their bracelets come with classic messages, custom designs, or bands for a cause.

2nd Story Goods is a subsidiary of Much Ministries and works in a small town in Haiti to provide much needed jobs and hope to their community by paying a livable wage to the artisans who make their goods.  They offer necklaces, bracelets and earrings, handmade in Haiti.

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 wide selection of bracelets, necklaces and earrings for women and girls, each with a story to tell.

The White Rainbow Project is a "Christian Humanitarian Organization empowering the women of India with a focus on deconstructing the stigma of widowhood by teaching sustainable skills."  They sell beautiful bracelets and necklaces made by widows in India.

Freedom’s Promise is "a faith-based, nonprofit organization that partners with indigenous Cambodian groups to prevent human trafficking and child exploitation by transforming communities."  They sell gorgeous silk jewelry rolls, for keeping your jewelry secure on the go!

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 some very unique women's bracelets, necklaces, earrings and pins.

Shop with a mission is part of Heavenly Treasures whose "mission is to equip and assist people in developing countries to break the cycle of poverty through their handiwork and creativity."  They sell pearl bracelets and rings.

PROJECT LYDIA "is an expansion of Advancing the Kingdom Ministries which serves Uganda, East Africa.  The project helps local widows and abandoned women overcome adversity and thrive in every area of their lives."  They sell beautiful necklaces, bracelets and earrings made from recycled paper beads.

Papillon Enterprise is " a socially & ecologically conscious business with a mission of stimulating the Haitian economy by exporting and marketing Haitian artisan goods. We are creating jobs for mothers & fathers who don’t want to have to abandon their children to an orphanage because they can’t feed them."  They offer beautiful necklaces, earrings and bracelets, handmade by artisans in Haiti.

Haiti Deaf Academy's mission is "to provide quality products made by Deaf Haitian artisans to create independence through job creation."  They offer "handmade crafts by Deaf students and community members of the Haiti Deaf Academy."  They sell cool handmade necklaces, bracelets and earrings.

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 necklaces, bracelets and earrings, handmade by Haitian artisans.

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Education and More, "a Christian nonprofit organization, strives to reduce poverty in Guatemala by providing educational opportunities for students of all ages and by helping those we serve earn a fair income." They offer charity and friendship bracelets.  Profits are used to "educate disadvantaged children in Guatemala"