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 offer the book "Ten Cultures, Twenty Lives," which tells the powerful stories of refugees resettling in Texas.

The Village Country Store is "a fair trade gift shop offering high quality unique handcrafted and handmade artisan gifts and crafts from around the globe."  They offer great selection of beautifully crafted journals and an intricately carved wooden book stand.

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 a book called, "Why Not Today: Trafficking, Slavery, The Global Church and You."  They also offer pretty woven notebooks and Bible covers.

Amani ya Juu "means 'Peace from Above'. "  They are a "social economic enterprise committed to peace and reconciliation for African women." They sell beautiful hand-crafted, kitenge-covered journals.  (I love my Amani journal and use it to keep track of all my work on this website!)

Woven Grace sells beautiful fabric covered Grace journals. Your purchase helps women and teenagers in Northern Haiti to feed and clothe their families. Each journal comes with a touching story.  (I loved the journal I ordered as a gift.  Next time I will have to order one for me!)

139Made offers "creative Christian apparel & lifestyle products."  10% of their sales go to fight human trafficking. They offer cool journals with decorative verses.

Market Haiti is " a market place designed to empower & market Haitian artisans in their work." They sell leather journals.

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Ten Thousand Villages, "the original fair trader," started in 1946.  They sell handmade journals

​(I ordered their longitude journals for graduation gifts--absolutely beautiful!)

Gifts with a Cause has a passion "to provide sustainable income to artisans in developing countries."  They offer beautiful upcycled cotton-to-paper journals.  Each journal comes with the artisan's picture and story.

 Journals and Books

WorldCraftsSM "develops sustainable, fair-trade businesses among impoverished people around the world."  They offer journal gift sets.

Here are beautiful, handmade journals and books which are
helping to change lives around the globe!

Amma's Umma is "an ethical boutique that gives back to adoptions."  They offer gorgeous gift Bibles and beautiful journals for many occasions, including travel journals and adoption journals.

Mountain Maid partners "with local church members to produce products that provide a sustainable income."  They offer a variety of books about Haiti, including coloring books, Haitian cookbooks, books that teach Creole and Creole Bibles.  (My little girl absolutely loves her Haiti coloring book and we both learned a lot about Haiti!)

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 sell beautiful leather journals and also books by Kristen Welch (my favorite author!) on changing the world as a family!

Vi Bella Jewelry provides employment in Haiti and their mission "is centered on providing a path out of poverty for our artisans."  They offer a devotional book called, "A God of All Seasons."

2nd Story Goods 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 a selection of journals, made of sheepskin, leather or burlap.

Trades of Hope sells products made by women whose "story has changed from pain and struggle to a story of hope!"  They offer gorgeous journals.

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 40-page Bible study book called "Fair Trade: Using our Purchasing Power for Justice and Hope".

KidKnits motto is “You’re never too young to change a life on the other side of the world.”  KidKnits sells knit kits for kids.  They also offer a curriculum for kids, the Global Change is in Your Hands Workbook, which is perfect for classroom teachers, Sunday-School teachers and home schoolers.  Lesson plans are available for download on the website.

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."  They offer amazing leather Bibles and journals.

Rise offers sheepskin journals, handcrafted in Haiti.  "Each journal requires two hours of skilled labor."