From Their Hands to Our Home
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Give back to communities across the globe with these hand-crafted home goods.
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A blend of traditional basket weaving and modern upcycling, Mutinta Mushabati's trays make use of the plastic bags discarded in the streets of Zambia.
SHOP NOW: Mutinta's Tray, $29
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Update your existing throw pillows with these vibrant, wax-print covers created by schoolgirls in Niamey, Niger. All proceeds benefit the operation of their sewing school.
SHOP NOW: Zigzag Pillow Cover, $7
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Purchasing fair-trade gifts like this hand-blown glass vase from Mexico helps support higher salaries for artisans as well as better social and environmental standards in developing countries.
SHOP NOW: Amethyst Patch Blown Glass Vase, $90
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Aside from being lovable, these stuffed animals are handcrafted in Pampanga, Philippines, with proceeds going to wildlife organizations. The artisans who make them are paid fair wages and provided health care access and childcare opportunities.
SHOP NOW: Stuffed Animal Toy, from $20
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Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Amnesty International by adding this candle to your cache of gifts to give this season. The luminaries are made by Burmese refugees who are now resettled in West Springfield, Mass.
SHOP NOW: Vessel of Light Candle, $21
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This encounter captured in Karen Sparacio's award-winning photography could be of any two people in the world. Bring this universal message of warmth into your home to benefit the people of the Acholi Quarter in Kampala, Uganda.
SHOP NOW: Greetings Photograph, $40
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Purchasing these gold and bordeaux-colored silk placemats provides economic opportunities for women and land mine victims in Cambodia.
SHOP NOW: Silk Placemats, $42 for set of 4
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Dedicated to creating sustainable employment throughout South Africa, Monkeybiz is known for its beaded statuettes. All profits from the artwork are reinvested back into the community to provide services, including weekly soup kitchens and yoga classes.
SHOP NOW: Monkeybiz Beaded Statuette, from $70
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Turning trash into treasure is what the artisans of Community Friendly Movement have done in New Delhi, India. This bright blue frame is handcrafted from recycled broken glass.
SHOP NOW: Broken Bangle Frame, $26
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Sip on your morning brew from these colorful, hand-painted cups that capture the scenery and craftsmanship of India.
SHOP NOW: Eva Hand-Painted Cup, $11
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Sewn by a mother and her daughters, these one-of-a-kind suzani tapestries from Tajikistan can take up to one year to create. Proudly hang one in your home as a work of art, or drape it over a sofa for a rich, global touch.
SHOP NOW: Soliha's Suzani, $100
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