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Over 68 million people worldwide have been "forcibly displaced".  The numbers are at a staggering record high.  You may not have the power to solve a problem affecting millions.  But you do have the power to make a difference in the life of one refugee at a time.   

Shop for products below which are handmade by refugees.  Your purchase allows them to support their families as they rebuild their lives!

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

Amani ya Juu "means 'Peace from Above'. "  They are a "social economic enterprise committed to peace and reconciliation for African women." Many of the women at Amani are refugees and they create beautiful home & kitchen products, kids toys & baby gifts, women's apparel, totes & purses, jewelry, stationary and more! (My house is full of Amani products!!)

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 offer beautiful Prosperity tin travel candles, made by women refugees creating new lives in the United States.

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 baseball caps, bookmarks and jewelry, made by refugees who have fled from Iraq to Jordan.

Re:new "provides employment and community for refugee women who have resettled in the USA."  Each product is "masterfully handcrafted using recycled textiles by a Re:new artisan."  They offer amazing clutches, wallets, accessories, baby gifts and totes.

Made by Refugees

Vickery Trading Co. has a mission to renew hope for refugees through their children's clothing company which provides job training and support.  Shop their beautiful kids clothes (sizes 18mo - 12) and women's apparel and accessories, sewn by refugees starting a new life in Dallas, Texas.

For more great products made by refugees, check out:  

Preemptive Love Coalition or Needs More Cushions in New Zealand

To learn how you can get involved in reaching out to refugees here in the U.S., read:

​Persona Grata: All About Refugees

Eternal Threads: Ten Cultures, Twenty Lives

Persona Grata: 5 Ways Mom's Can Be Involved With Refugees

Or you can partner with a refugee by becoming a Friend of Re:new.

WorldCraftsSM "develops sustainable, fair-trade businesses among impoverished people around the world."  They sell totes, key chains and beautiful jewelry, made by refugees.

 “'I was a stranger and you invited me in’"
Matthew 25:35b (NIV)

Persona Grata Goods is "designed to help moms who care about the world make a difference in the lives of other moms!"  They offer amazing carpet bag purses, African-style jewelry and beautiful kitchen towels & napkins, sewn by refugee moms resettled in the U.S.