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Woven Grace sells beautiful mini wallets and cell phone clutches made by artisans in Haiti. They are part of Football Club of Grace, a Christian non-profit organization. Your purchase helps women and teenagers in Northern Haiti to feed and clothe their families. Each handmade product comes with a touching story.
The Root Collective "partners with artisans in Guatemala to produce handcrafted shoes. Every purchase changes lives by creating jobs in rural and urban slum communities." They also offer business card holders, wallets and passport covers.
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 amazing leather wallets, checkbook covers, card holders and passport covers for both men and women.
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 traveler leather wallet.
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 variety of wallets for both men and women.
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Below are links to great handmade wallets for both men and women.
Purchase a wallet and change a life!