Many woodworkers in Bethlehem have seen their businesses suffer as violence and unrest plague the Middle Eastern region. The trade that once came from steady streams of tourists has been dramatically reduced. By purchasing these carved olive wood products, you are helping keep craftspeople and their families from unemployment and poverty during a time of social and political unrest.

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Established in 1977, Gospel House Handicrafts produces quality wooden educational aids and recreational toys under fair trade conditions. Its mission is to raise the standard of living of employees, producers and their relevant communities in Sri Lanka, many of whom have few opportunities for training and employment. Gospel House also aims to add value to the country’s sustainable resources. By purchasing these products, you are helping improve the quality of life of these individuals in Sri Lanka.

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