2020 Holiday Fair Trade Gift Guides Are Here!

by | Artisans

Why spend your holidays in crowded malls when you can shop gifts that empower women rising out of poverty & human trafficking at home?

Shop for holiday gifts in your PJs! Cozy up around the fire with a steaming hot cup of cocoa… or better yet… our 100% premium Guatemalan coffee and use these gift buying shortcuts to snag all your holiday deals in one place!

Easy to Use Customized Gift Guides

We’ve made gift buying easy this year with unique fair trade gift guides created for each unique loved one on your gift list!

Gifts with Human Value

Every gift in these easy to use gift guides is made in accordance with fair trade principles.

Meet the Artisans Who Made Each Gift!

We invite you to scroll down each product page and learn the names, faces, and stories of the Artisans who made your products.

Feel good knowing you’re shopping gifts that do good!

A COLLECTION OF GIFTS FOR YOUR FRIENDS AND FAMILY WHO ENJOY BEING HOME AND COZIED UP FOR THE HOLIDAYS. EACH GIFT PROVIDES HOPE + EMPOWERMENT.

SHE’S GOAL-ORIENTED, CAREER FOCUSED AND HEADED ONTO BIG THINGS. CELEBRATE HER AMBITION WITH AN ETHICALLY-MADE GIFT THAT EMPOWERS OTHER WOMEN AROUND THE WORLD.

“PLEASE FASTEN YOUR SEATBELTS, WE ARE ABOUT TO TAKE OFF” IS HER MOTTO. KEEP THE TRAVEL BUG SPIRIT ALIVE WITH FAIR-TRADE GIFTS THAT KEEP ON GIVING IN 19 COUNTRIES.

SHE’S YOUR BEST FRIEND, YOUR NEIGHBOR, YOUR TEACHER — SHE IS BEAUTIFUL AND DESERVES TO BE SHOWN YOUR APPRECIATION THIS HOLIDAY. CELEBRATE HER WHILE GIVING HOPE!

Need Holiday Décor That Does Good?

We’ve got that covered too!

Capiz Starlight Ornaments from the Philippines!

This elegant set of three handcrafted capiz shell ornaments begins at the bottom of the sea surrounding the Philippine Islands. Divers collect basketfuls of beautiful “windowpane” shells for Artisans like Emelyn, who cut each custom shape and bind them by into delicate gold-plated frames to create these star-inspired ornaments. Every ornament has variations as a part of the Artisan-made charm!

In the Philippines, finding employment as a woman in poverty can be extremely difficult. Poor working conditions, lack of job security, and unfair pay are often the realities. Through your purchase, these women are receiving an income, health care, and social development programs. This allows these women to realize their potential and pursue their dreams in a safe environment. You have the opportunity to change lives!

Watch these ornaments sparkle in the light while you empower a woman in the Philippines!

Mama & Baby Penguin Pair Ornaments from Nepal!

Add a touch of fair-trade fun to your holiday décor with this adorable set of Mama & Baby Penguin Pair Ornaments. Each penguin is handcrafted in Nepal with a festive knit scarf to keep it warm and cozy. Every ornament has variations as a part of the Artisan-made charm!

In many areas of Nepal, women are not considered equal to men and are vulnerable to sex trafficking. But the women who make these ornaments are earning an income and learning entrepreneurship – giving them confidence to break social norms! Every purchase helps provide them with education, jobs skills training, and seminars about health, nutrition, and women’s rights. Your purchase helps create social change for women in Nepal.

Add some winter décor that does good to your holiday fun and empower a woman in Nepal!

Mini Stars of Haiti from Haiti!

This set of four upcycled cereal box ornaments will be the shining mini stars of your holiday décor! Each ornament is hand-rolled by mothers in Haiti, where our mission to help mamas keep their babies began. Every ornament has variations as a part of the Artisan-made charm!

Haiti endured one of this century’s worst natural disasters when a major earthquake devastated this nation that’s home to almost 500,000 orphans. The majority of the orphans have not been orphaned by parental deaths or natural disasters, but by parents who gave them up simply because they could not feed them. The group we work with is an "un-orphanage" and is helping with the orphan crisis by providing parents with sustainable business through creating designs that do good.

Deck the halls with these handcrafted ornaments and empower a woman in Haiti!

Trades of Hope is partnering in areas of extreme poverty around the world to empower women out of poverty.

Every Trades of Hope purchase supports women rising out of poverty & human trafficking.

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Trades of Hope is an ethical fashion and lifestyle brand that helps women around the world escape poverty and trafficking through our fair trade designs. Learn how you can partner with Artisans around the world here.