Selina’s Story of Hope in Bangladesh

Selina’s Story of Hope in Bangladesh

In many areas of extreme poverty, school is not considered an essential need. Selina was the eldest of five children growing up in extreme poverty in Bangladesh. As her parents struggled to provide for their children’s essential needs, they could not afford the cost...
Sneak a Peek as She Creates Marbled Leather

Sneak a Peek as She Creates Marbled Leather

Read Time: 1 min. Artisans in India have celebrated the art of marbling for centuries! Get a sneak peek behind the scenes as Mujeeb creates marbled leather for our Marbleized Travel Bag! Meet Mujeeb, 23-year-old Trades of Hope Artisan partner in India. “We live...
Kenson’s Story of Hope

Kenson’s Story of Hope

Read Time: 3 min. Our mission at Trades of Hope is to empower women and families in developing countries and the U.S.A. out of poverty and help them avoid human trafficking. We partner with Artisans in 19 countries to help create safe dignified jobs with fair wages...
Hannah’s Story of Hope

Hannah’s Story of Hope

Read Time: 3 min. Community Hannah smiles as she greets a small group of women who’ve gathered at the local community center. The women are scattered about, weaving in spaces that are usually filled with families from the nearby slums – learning job skills,...
Helping Families in Kenya Rise Out of Slums

Helping Families in Kenya Rise Out of Slums

Read Time: 4 min. Mission of Hope Hannah used to walk mile after mile, knocking on doors, and hoping to find work – doing other people’s laundry. Being turned away meant no food on her family’s table that day. But Artisans from her local community center invited her...