Global Handicrafts

Sunbula: Creating jobs in Palestine

Sunbula: Creating jobs in Palestine

It’s 4 AM in Surif, Palestine and although it’s still dark outside, Zeina is getting out of bed to start the...

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Holy Land Handicrafts – Fair Trade saving lives

Holy Land Handicrafts – Fair Trade saving lives

The city of Bethlehem has attracted tourists seeking peace and meaning for centuries, and for local Bethlehem residents, this stream of...

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Green the gap: Upscaling in India

Green the gap: Upscaling in India

The Yamuna river, in Northern India, battles pollution on a tragic scale. Although its waters are clear in the early stages of...

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Help for a Silent World

Help for a Silent World

Lei Mei was 25 when she suddenly lost her hearing. It was a devastating blow. She knew that being deaf would mean...

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A fair deal for Chile’s Artisans

A fair deal for Chile’s Artisans

“Chile is losing its artisan culture,” says Alvador, a 58-year-old copper craftsman who makes beautiful jewellery stamped with traditional designs. Thanks to the gap...

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‘A Hand-Made Future’: Embroidery puts refugee children in school

‘A Hand-Made Future’: Embroidery puts refugee children in school

As refugee families battle for survival with the ongoing conflict in Syria, education is one of the greatest casualties. While living in Syria, prior...

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Refugee fathers rebuild in Kenya

Refugee fathers rebuild in Kenya

“I can now afford to educate my son who is physically challenged. By buying my products you have changed my life,...

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Hong Kong innovation: So…Soap!

Hong Kong innovation: So…Soap!

What’s the ideal solution for a mother who wants to work in Hong Kong while caring for the family and for...

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Kitchen Crafts from Egypt

Kitchen Crafts from Egypt

For decades, refugees from around northern Africa have fled to Egypt to escape horrors like persecution, rape and genocide, yet they...

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