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Artisans

Fair Trade Artisan Partners

We work with over 8,000 (and counting!) amazingly talented and brilliant women.  These female entrepreneurs and fair trade artisan groups are creating positive change in their communities, all around the world providing fair trade work and fair income, in countries like...

Fair Anita works with an artisan cooperative in India that employs over 6,000 women living in the villages surrounding Delhi.

... INDIA
Artisans in Delhi are creating new lives through fair trade employment, finding support in a journey out of poverty. “The place where my life is today, I’m very grateful for that.” - Sunita

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Shop the India Collection.

Fair Anita believes in the work provided through fair trade women's cooperatives. These cooperatives help to preserve a generations-old tradition of woven textiles while providing economic opportunity for women in Guatemala.

... GUATEMALA
The work provided through fair trade women's cooperatives helps to preserve a generations-old tradition of woven textiles while providing economic opportunity.  

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Shop the Guatemala Collection.

Fair Anita carries products made fair trade in Ethiopia, which create economic and social development for women artisans. Many of these artisans live with HIV/AIDS and/or fistula.

... ETHIOPIA
Products made fair trade in Ethiopia are creating economic and social development for artisans, many of whom live with HIV/AIDS and/or fistula. Their products are stunning, and all created from recycled bullet casings.

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Shop our best-selling Ethiopia Collection.

Economic opportunity for artisans in Peru means a real chance to leave abusive relationships. The sales from the bracelets sold by Fair Anita, mean they’re able to feed their children and send them to school, and earn enough money to potentially leave an abusive partner.

... PERU
Economic opportunity for artisans in Peru, such as making fair trade products, means a real chance to leave abusive relationships. 
“Our lives have value; we know that now.” - Vicki 

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Shop our Peru Collection.

Fair Anita partners with women from Kwazulu-Natal who are skilled at handcrafted beadwork. Our partner group creates opportunity for many members who struggle with TB, HIV/AIDS, and poverty related issues.

... SOUTH AFRICA
Women from Kwazulu-Natal are skilled at handcrafted beadwork, creating fair trade opportunity for many members who struggle with TB, HIV/AIDS, and poverty related issues. 

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Fair Anita's partner entrepreneurs in Ghana are women focused on growing their business so they're able to create jobs for other women in their communities.

... GHANA
Our entrepreneurs in Ghana are women focused on growing their business so they're able to create fair trade work for other women in their communities. 

 The women Fair Anita works with in Cambodia are exceptionally skilled artisans, creating high-quality products from canvas, recycled materials, and silk printing.

... CAMBODIA
The women we work with in Cambodia are exceptionally skilled artisans, creating high-quality fair trade products from canvas, recycled materials, and silk printing. The cooperative focuses on building the lives of the villagers. "Behind every piece of work, there is the whole person and their family, more than what you see, more than the hands that made the product. Your support helps the villagers break free from their poverty cycle, and find hope in life."

Shop our Cambodia Collection.

 Fair Anita works with 3 great fair trade organizations in Chile, along with this very talented woman, Ana. Fair Trade products are typically made from their natural resources, including copper, semi-precious stones, and brass.

... CHILE
We're working with 3 great fair trade organizations in Chile, along with this very talented woman, Ana. Fair trade products are typically made from their natural resources, including copper, semi-precious stones, and brass. 

Shop the Chile Collection.

 Fair Anita is working with women in Egypt to make gorgeous scarves.

... EGYPT
We're working with women in Egypt to make gorgeous (seriously, gorgeous!) fair trade scarves.  You'll see them on the website soon!

 Fair Anita partners with Mamafrica to work with women in the DRC, one of the most difficult countries to export from, but also one with the greatest need for fair trade jobs.

... DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO
We partner with Mamafrica to work with women in the DRC, one of the most difficult countries to export from, but also one with the greatest need for fair trade jobs.  In addition to employing talented women, they provide skills training, education, school fees for children-- all sorts of great stuff.

Check out the best-selling vegan leather clutch.

 The women in Jordan that Fair Anita work with are simply looking to earn a living for their families and have a stable life. They use olive wood, a natural resource in the area, to make many of their unique designs.

... JORDAN
While the Middle East might best be known from their stories on the news of conflict and instability, it's important to note that the people in this area are generally very kind, welcoming, and innovative. The women we partner with are simply looking to earn a living for their families and have a stable life. They use olive wood, a natural resource in the area, to make many of their unique fair trade designs.

Shop our Jordan Collection.

 Fair Anita partners with an organization that works with individual families from around Ecuador, making sure they have access to good, fair trade jobs from within their homes.

... ECUADOR
We partner with an organization that works with individual families from around Ecuador, making sure they have access to good, fair trade jobs from within their homes. Supporting these artisans is more important now than ever after the devastating earthquake in April 2016, as fair trade workers are known for not only supporting themselves and their families, but using their earnings to (re)build their communities, too.

Shop our Ecuador Collection.

 Fair Anita partners with a non-profit organization in Uruguay that employs under-resourced and rural female artisans with fair trade jobs, ensuring the preservation of the Uruguayan culture through craft. The goal is to generate jobs for women who otherwise wouldn't have one.

... URUGUAY
We partner with a non-profit organization in Uruguay that employs under-resourced and rural female artisans with fair trade jobs, ensuring the preservation of the Uruguayan culture through craft.  The goal is to generate jobs for women who otherwise wouldn't have one.

 Working with skilled entrepreneurs in the United States can empower women from marginalized communities and help many escape from unfavorable situations. Fair Anita partners with Brave Chick, an awesome LA-based organization committed to fighting against domestic abuse and violence.

 

... THE UNITED STATES
Working with skilled fair trade entrepreneurs in the United States can empower women from marginalized communities and help many escape from unfavorable situations. We partner with Brave Chick, an awesome LA-based organization committed to fighting against domestic abuse and violence. 

Check out our best-selling Love is Greater than Fear tee. 

 

 Fair Anita works with incredible artisans that aren't listed here as well like this lovely woman, Nancy!

 

We're working with incredible artisans that aren't listed here as well (like this talented woman, Nancy!).  Follow us on Facebook for updates and additional artisan information as it becomes available!