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Ten Thousand Villages "the original fair trader," started in 1946. They offer Christmas ornaments, garlands, decorations, tree toppers and nativities. They also sell Christmas cards, gift wrap and gift bags. Plus, they have an awesome gift giving guide for every one on your list! (To also find their products in retail locations, click here.)
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 beautiful Christmas ornaments, nativities and Christmas wall art.
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 a large selection of unique Christmas ornaments and nativities. (I bought their cardinal ornaments for my mom for Christmas--she loved them!)
WorldCraftsSM "develops sustainable, fair-trade businesses among impoverished people around the world." They offer Christmas ornaments, Christmas cards, advent calendars, decorations, stockings and nativities.
Amani ya Juu is a "social economic enterprise committed to peace and reconciliation for African women." They sell beautifully sewn Christmas ornaments, stockings, tree skirts and placemats as well as Christmas cards.
(I love my adorable Kitenge Angel Ornament :)
Woven Grace sells gorgeous fabric Christmas cards made by artisans in Haiti. Your purchase helps women and teenagers in Northern Haiti to feed and clothe their families. (I love giving out these Christmas cards: They are so beautiful and the stories on the back bring tears to my eyes!)
To also find their cards in retail locations, click here.
Serrv is "a nonprofit, fair trade organization dedicated to lifting disadvantaged artisans, farmers, and their families out of poverty." They sell a large selection of beautiful Christmas ornaments, decorations, garlands, nativities and tree toppers. They also offer Christmas chocolates and chocolate advent calendars.
(To also find their products in a retail store near you, click here.)