Ethical & Fair Trade Gift Cards
Gift Cards that Give Back
Are you stuck on what gift to give someone, but looking for something more meaningful than the usual gift card? Why not give a gift card that gives back? All of the gift cards and gift certificates below come from shops and brands that are impacting lives around the globe. By purchasing a gift card from any of them, you can support their mission and share about that mission with the recipient of your gift!
(NOTE: If you buy through some of these links, a small amount may come back to help support our mission.)
"Sak Saum works to skill train & create jobs for vulnerable & exploited men & women in the district of Saang, Cambodia." They offer a beautiful collection of high quality apparel and accessories and they also offer online gift cards.
"A global marketplace and the beautiful products in this shop are made by women empowered by Mercy House Global." They offer an awesome collection of meaningful and fun fair trade gifts and they offer gift certificates online or by mail.
"A nonprofit, fair trade organization dedicated to lifting disadvantaged artisans, farmers, and their families out of poverty." They sell high quality fair trade home and garden decor, gifts and accessories. They also offer gift cards.
Ten Thousand Villages
"The original fair trader," started in 1946. They sell a huge collection of unique fair trade gifts and you can also browse their cool gift guide to find gifts that fit specific interests. They offer both physical and e-gift cards.
“'Weaving hope and justice' to improve the lives of women and children who are at risk from extreme poverty and trafficking." They offer an awesome selection fair trade gifts, with a beautiful story behind every one. They also offer gift certificates.
" A social enterprise operating out of Jinja, Uganda to support the exquisite craftsmanship of local artisans." They offer beautifully crafted home goods and they also offer e-gift cards.
"Restores hope to women escaping human trafficking and exploitation in Asia." Buy their incredible jewelry as a gift and help bring hope and a new life to these women! (I absolutely love my Starfish Project bracelet and I loved how it came beautifully packaged.) Or purchase one of their digital gift cards.
"Creating jobs for mothers & fathers who don’t want to have to abandon their children to an orphanage." They sell awesome fair trade home decor, jewelry and gifts for men, women and children. or you can buy an online gift card.
"Born out of a vision to give the people of Haiti opportunities to earn money through honest and dignified work." They offer beautiful jewelry for women. and girls and they also offer e-gift cards.
"A fair trade nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering Mayan women in their quest to bring their families out of extreme poverty." They sell beautiful, traditionally handwoven fair trade baskets, totes, kitchen linens and more. and they also offer electronic gift cards.
Shop With a Mission
On a mission “to equip and assist people in developing countries to break the cycle of poverty through their handiwork and creativity."
They sell beautiful fair trade gifts and accessories for the whole family. They also offer gift cards.
Hands Producing Hope
Works to provide “the economic, educational, and spiritual resources necessary to empower remote communities to rise above poverty." They offer handmade baskets, baby gifts and home decor or you can purchase an e-gift card.
On a mission "to rewrite the story of fast fashion." They make their women's apparel by custom order, eliminating fashion waste. They also offer gift cards.
“Freedom Studios by Simply Perfect is partnering with Call to Freedom to bring meaningful employment to survivors of human trafficking.” They sell candles and body care products and their gift certificates also make a meaningful gift.
They "seek to renew hope and empower individuals and communities through a mission-driven approach providing economic development, education and discipleship." They sell home goods, jewelry and coffee
and they offer gift cards.
Every customer can "celebrate the impact her purchase will make on another woman's life." They offer a beautiful collection of ethically made women's fashion, and they offer gift cards for either online or in-person shopping.
They "partner with rural Rwandans to bring fair trade beauty to your life and theirs." They sell gorgeous woven baskets and home décor and they offer digital gift cards.
They "design and sell an inspired collection of
jewelry and accessories made by Artisans across the globe." You can also gift a Noonday gift card.
The Lemonade Boutique
Sells beautiful products made by women who "take life’s lemons and make lemonade." They sell beautiful and meaningful apparel, jewelry and accesories for women. And you can buy a gift card to let her choose.
Their mission "is to help provide dignified employment for Haitian artisans by promoting a line of ethical fashion products." They sell beautiful gifts, accessories and home goods, made in Haiti, and they also offer e-gift cards.
Provides hope "to survivors of sex trafficking in Nepal."
They sell truly elegant women's tops and dresses and also apparel for girls. (My girls and I love our matching Elegantees tops!) They offer online gift cards.
Donates 100% of profits to charities believing that "together we can make a difference, one piece of jewelry at a time." They sell
eco-friendly, ethically sourced jewelry, made in the USA and they also offer e-gift cards.
Global Hues Market
An artisan marketplace which "exists to break the chains of poverty + trafficking + slavery." They offer a whole assortment of fashion, gifts, body care, food and more products that make a difference. They also offer e-gift cards.
"Recycled saris are re-imagined and hand-stitched in the kantha style by a woman impacted by human trafficking and the commercial sex trade." They offer beautiful accessories for women, home decor, baby products and leather products for men. They also offer gift cards.
Kingdom of Wow!
Their mission is "to design beautiful, ethical products created in a fair and empowering environment." Their comfy slippers and slip on shoes for men and women make great gifts or you can purchase a gift card.
Buena Ondo Games
Each toy and game is "handmade by the Maya of Guatemala, weaving together artistic creativity with fair trade and sustainable principles."
Their beautifully and durably crafted footballs, frisbees and more are lots of fun and they also offer online gift cards.
2nd Story Goods
Works in a small town in Haiti to provide much needed jobs and hope to their community. They offer an eclectic assortment of gifts and accessories, including everything from authentic Haitian coffee to hand painted scarves to leather totes and more! They also offer gift cards.
"Creative Christian apparel & lifestyle products." 10% of sales go to fight human trafficking. They sell ethically-made Christian apparel, accessories and gifts for men, women and kids. And they offer gift certificates.
"How you shop can change a life." A stylish boutique which offers ethically-made fashion for women. They sell gift cards for both in-person and online shopping. (My sister had so much fun shopping with the gift card I bought her!)
“Purchase a product--transform a life.” They sell beautiful gifts with beautiful stories behind them, including everything from bangles to hammocks! And they offer gift cards.
Organic Tagua Jewelry
Sustainable jewelry providing income for artisans in a small village in Ecuador. They offer gift cards for their colorful, organic, eco-friendly tagua jewelry.
"An ethical boutique that gives back to adoptions." They sell a beautiful selection of women's apparel and accessories, greeting cards, journaling Bibles and even chocolate, so they offer lots of options for the recipient of one of their e-gift cards!
"Rent-a-Romper curates custom capsule wardrobes for your littles all the way from preemie to 4T." They offer eco-friendly capsule wardrobes that grow with your little one, or you can buy a subscription gift certificate, perfect for baby showers or busy moms!
Vickery Trading Co.
"Provides employment and community for refugee women who have resettled in the USA." Their beautiful kids clothes and their lounge wear for men and women, are made in the USA by refugees starting a new life in Dallas, Texas. They offer online gift cards.
The Root Collective
"Partners with artisans in Guatemala to produce handcrafted shoes.” They offer beautifully and ethically made women's shoes, flats, wedges and boots. And they offer gift cards, so she can pick her favorite pair.
Haiti Design Co
Works in Haiti to develop "craftsmen and leaders that are able to use their skills to provide for their families." They offer ethically-made home decor, as well as accessories for men and women. And they offer digital gift cards.
They sell amazing, fair trade jewelry, handcrafted in Guatemala or you can purchase a gift certificate.
Directly traded leather goods creating "streams" of work and showcasing the craftmanship of master artisans India. Their gift cards also make a perfect gift.
Amani Ya Juu
"A social economic enterprise committed to peace and reconciliation for African women." Their gorgeous fair trade home decor, accessories and kids toys, are lovingly handmade out of local African materials, so their e-gift cards would make a perfect gift.
Designed for Joy
Creates "artisan jobs for North Carolina women living at high risk for sex and labor trafficking and vulnerable to food and housing insecurities." They offer beautiful accessories for women, made in the USA or you can e-mail a gift card and let her choose.
An ethical Hawaiian boutique. They offer beautiful tropical apparel and accessories, so their online gift cards would make perfect gifts for anyone who loves the beach.
"Beautifully crafted by young women rescued from human trafficking." Check out their amazing jewelry collection to find beautiful and meaningful gifts or buy a Purpose gift card so she can shop for herself.
Sells products handmade by women rising out of poverty in Uganda and Indonesia. They offer beautiful, high quality jewelry, and their gift cards also make an awesome gift.
Adi Collective was started to offer meaningful employment and build relationships with refugees in the Pacific Northwest. They offer beautiful handcrafted women's fashion and home décor so their digital gift cards would make a meaningful gift.
Mango + Main
"On a mission to bring products from tropical lands where mangoes grow...to main street, USA!" They offer a beautiful collection of fair trade apparel, accessories, home goods, gifts and products for baby and kids. They offer both online gift cards and mailed gift cards. (I had fun spending my Mango + Main gift card!)
The Purple Peacock
"Shop with purpose" at this small boutique offering ethical, handmade and fair trade fashion. Or buy her an e-gift card and let her shop for herself.
Land of a Thousand Hills
"Their mission "is to craft beautiful coffee, create purposeful work, and cultivate flourishing communities." They offer delicious direct trade coffee, home-brewing coffee gear, coffee gift sets and online gift cards.
100% of proceeds of their "World Changing Coffee" are donated to provide clean drinking water to those in need around the world. In addition to their coffee, they offer fun coffee-themed gifts, and they also offer e-gift cards.
Their "fair trade products are sewn in India by women who have made the brave choice to journey out of the sex trade and into freedom." Their beautiful totes and pouches also give back to human trafficking survivors in the U.S. and you can give a gift card to help support their mission.
"Hand-crafted quality fashion, gifts, and accessories you can feel good about." They sell beautiful gifts for men, women and children, handcrafted in Malaysia, or you can purchase a e-gift card.
They believe "it should be EASY to make a positive global impact with your every day purchases and gifts." They offer everything from baby gifts to camping gear and coffee to pencils so their gift cards would make a great gift for anyone.
“Together with women rescued from human trafficking, we create jewelry that carries their stories.” Their beautiful jewelry shines with the beauty of those stories. You can also purchase a jewelry gift card.
Works with Haitians "to end poverty through job creation, education and empowerment." She sells beautiful apparel, body care products and home décor, handcrafted in Haiti and she offers digital gift cards.
Lazarus Artisan Goods
“Exists to empower local Hondurans and Haitians." They offer beautiful leather accessories for men and women, including totes, laptop sleeves, belts, and Bible covers, intentionally made in Haiti. They also offer gift cards.
For more places to find gift cards that give back, check out these brands: