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7 Easter Gifts That Make the World a Better Place

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Bunny Backpack from Guatemala

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#1 Clarita the Pig from Mexico!

Fair Trade Fun for Kids!

Clarita the Pig is fair-trade fun at its best! Handcrafted by Artisans in Mexico, this whimsical creature is bringing hope to families in areas of extreme poverty.

Clarita is the perfect blend of Artisan tradition and eco-friendly design with hand-embroidered multi-color cotton and upcycled wool yarn.

Every purchase supports families in areas of extreme poverty in Mexico.

My Mommy Makes Clarita the Pig!

Preserving the ancient culture and traditions of their Mayan ancestors, this little girl’s mommy, Abigail, makes fair-trade fun for kids!

Abigail spins wool into thread, and then using a traditional backstrap loom, she weaves it into clothing for her family.

Abigail then uses the scraps to sew festive traditional stuffed animals like Clarita!

Every purchase supports her business that supports several local families in her village.

#2 Fluffy Friends from Vietnam!

Empowering Vision-Impaired Artisans!

Faith the Flamingo, and her mini-friends Howie the Puppy, and Ginger the Kitten are hand-knitted by an Artisan community in Vietnam that’s passionate about providing fair-trade jobs that empower women and people with difficult livelihoods to pursue their dreams.

They encourage local villagers who are overcoming disabilities, homelessness, and extreme poverty to not simply become factory workers, but true artists!

Together these Artisans share a passion to inspire all children to dream good dreams!

They celebrate their traditional Vietnamese Artisan traditions by creating and promoting play that bonds families together.

Howie the Puppy
Ginger the Kitten

#3 Turtle & Bunny Backpacks from Guatemala!

Eco-friendly Upcycled Mayan Tipico!

Handcrafted in Guatemala from upcycled traditional Mayan tipico fabric, every 100% cotton Turtle Backpack and Bunny Backpack features a drawstring closure and totally unique patterns and colors.

Send your kids to school with this adorable Turtle Backpack or Bunny Backpack to help moms in Guatemala send their kids to school too!

Every backpack is totally unique and has variations as a part of the Artisan-made charm!

Every purchase supports women in areas of extreme poverty in Guatemala.

 

Helping Women Overcome Discrimination!

In Guatemala, many women struggle against discrimination, abuse, poverty, and heartache.

But these women are now becoming proud business owners!

By utilizing their traditional skills, they are able to create beautiful products that reflect their culture.

They can provide for their families at home rather than leaving in search of work and can also send their children to school to pursue their dreams.

This is because people like you support them through fashion as a force for good!

#4 Woodland Friends from India!

Friends Come in All Shapes and Colors!

This set of three adorable stuffed animals from India is timeless fair-trade fun with classic designs and colors.

Mouse, Rabbit, and Fox are ready for adventure on the go in their coordinating drawstring storage pouch.

Every purchase of these Woodland Friends helps provide opportunities for women to earn an income, attend financial management classes, and receive education and healthcare.

 

Empowering Women Out of Poverty!

Rinku is a young mother and talented Artisan who specializes in tailoring.

She joined her Artisan community with some basic sewing skills but has become much more confident with the training and practice she has gained from her fellow Artisans.

Her income helps her provide a comfortable home and good education for her son and daughter.

Pinky, World Changing Women Artisan in India
Empowering Women in Areas of Extreme Poverty!

The Artisans we partner with in India do so much more than just create beautiful products. With every purchase, another family is empowered to rise out of poverty!

In areas of extreme poverty, vulnerable women are often exploited in sweatshops.

Because of your purchase, women now have opportunities to earn a dignified income, attend financial management classes, establish safe workshops in their homes and communities, drink clean water, and receive education and health care.

These Artisans are now able to give their families a promising future because of your purchase!

 

World Changing Women Set 1 Back
Kids Décor That Fights Poverty!

Add a touch of adorable fair-trade fun to your kids’ decor with this set of three hand-painted eco-friendly figurines from India.

This Artisan-inspired World Changing Women Set 1 is designed to honor the talented, strong women in India, Haiti, and Cambodia who are leading their families out of poverty and overcoming human trafficking with their Artisanal skills.

This set makes a great addition to our World Changing Women Set 2!

 

Your purchase empowers these women to become the heroes of their own stories.
World Changing Women Set 2
 More Kids Décor That Fights Poverty!

Made from fast-growing mango wood, a sustainable byproduct of India’s mango fruit industry, each figurine features unique natural wood grains and coloration.

Every purchase provides safe jobs with fair wages for women in areas of extreme poverty in India.

This Artisan-inspired World Changing Women Set 2 is designed to honor the talented, strong women in Guatemala, Uganda, and East Asia who are leading their families out of poverty and overcoming human trafficking with their Artisanal skills.

This set makes a great addition to our World Changing Women Set 1!

Pinky, World Changing Women Artisan in India
Empowering Women in Areas of Extreme Poverty!

Pinky is passionate about painting and adds the final touches to the handcrafted wooden designs in this workshop in India.

She lives with her parents in a small village nearby. As their only child, Pinky’s work as an Artisan allows her to care for and provide for her parents.

Family is important to Pinky, and she enjoys spending time with her family, playing games like Charades.

Her Artisan community helped ensure safe working conditions for Pinky and the other Artisans in this workshop by establishing an air ducting system, installing a fire extinguisher system, and installing clean drinking water for the Artisans. 

#7 Best Friends, Tula & Tulum from Mexico!

Tula the Unicorn
Best Friends, Forever!

Tula the Unicorn is fair-trade fun at its best! Handcrafted by Artisans in Mexico, this whimsical creature is bringing hope to families in areas of extreme poverty.

Named after one of Mexico’s ancient cities where many of their Artisan techniques originated, Tula is the perfect blend of Artisan tradition and eco-friendly design with hand-stitched multi-color cotton yarn and upcycled wool.

Have you met Tula’s best friend, Tulum the Dragon?

Tulum the Dragon
Friendship is the Greatest Gift!

Tulum the Dragon is fair-trade fun at its best! Handcrafted by Artisans in Mexico, this whimsical creature is bringing hope to families in areas of extreme poverty.

Named after one of Mexico’s ancient cities where many of their Artisan techniques originated, Tulum is the perfect blend of Artisan tradition and eco-friendly design with hand-stitched multi-color cotton yarn and upcycled wool.

Have you met Tulum’s best friend, Tula the Unicorn?

Easter Gifts that Empower Women

Put together ethical Easter baskets for the child, teen, or mother in your life. Know your gifts create jobs for women rising out of poverty and trafficking.

Gifts for Teens
Gifts for Moms
Gifts for Kids
Trades of Hope is partnering to empower women out of poverty & human trafficking in over 16 countries.

Every purchase supports women & families in areas of extreme poverty.

CLICK ON EACH PHOTO TO DOWNLOAD YOUR FREE KIDS’ COLORING PAGES!

FREE Tulum and Tula Coloring Page
Tula the Unicorn FREE Coloring Page Download
FREE Bunny Coloring Page 2
FREE Clarita the Pig Easter Coloring Page
FREE Bunny Coloring Page

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Kathy Thomas

Kathy Thomas

Kathy Thomas is an inspirational writer with a passion for helping women discover and celebrate their unique gifts and abilities. Kathy is part of the Communications Team at Trades of Hope focusing on Artisan advocacy.

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