Partners in Fair Trade
Our mission is simple - to improve the lives of some of the people with whom we share this planet.
Global Crafts wholesales over 2000 products from 20 countries in the developing world to over 1000 stores in the USA. Every product is handmade, unique and high quality, enabling retail store owners to stand out from the crowd.
From a few products to an entire website. At Global Crafts we offer Drop Shipping or a managed eCommerce for your entire site. We look forward to partnering with you with bring our products to your website and marketplaces.
Our retail brand Gifts With Humanity is designed with consumers in mind. Stop by our website and enjoy a unique and sustainable shopping experience. Use coupon code CLUB to get 10% off your entire purchase. Thank you for your support.
Global Crafts and Fair Trade
Partner with Global Crafts and bring unique product to your community. We are members of the Fair Trade Federation.
Our Mission is simple - to improve the lives of some of the people with whom we share this planet.
We do this by offering income-generating opportunities to craftspeople in developing countries by following fair trade practices including paying in advance at least the market price for items, ensuring that craftspeople receive payment, and ensuring that the craftspeople work in fair working conditions.
We are a socially sustainable for-profit business.
Supplying over 1000 stores around the USA and worldwide.
Utilize our 15 years of experience and our 10,000 sq ft facility for your fair trade brand.
Our retail brand Gifts With Humanity is designed with consumers in mind.
Sell our products online and let us deal with the fulfillment.
Just a few of the markets where our philosophy and products do well. We supply over 1000 stores ranging from dedicated fair trade stores and yoga studios to pediatric dental practices and pharmacies. We look forward to supplying you with our handmade wholesale products whatever your business model.
Founded in 2002 - we are proud to have purchased $6 million in artisan made Fair Trade Products. Our brands sell creating opportunities for artisans. Set your store apart with unique handmade products.
Each Thursday get some thoughtful insight into Fair Trade with our Think Thursday Blog
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