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Forai – Creating Jobs for Refugee & Immigrant Women

HumanKind is working with a new company! Let us introduce to you Forai, or Friends Of Refugees and Immigrants. A┬ábit different from most of our other vendors, who work with artisans in the developing world, Forai is based in St. Louis, Missouri, and works with refugees and immigrants who have moved to the U.S. Read more…

Creating Hope from Legacies of Violence: Jewelry made from War Scrap

What do all of these pieces of jewelry have in common? They are all made from ammunition scrap leftover from war, transforming violent intentions into symbols of peace.

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20

Jun
2017

In Fair Trade Products
HumanKind Vendors

By Jenny

Singing Bowls: An Ancient Buddhist Tradition

On 20, Jun 2017 | In Fair Trade Products, HumanKind Vendors | By Jenny

Do you have any bowls that are not made for eating but instead create beautiful and soothing songs? Tibetan Singing Bowls are unique bowls that are actually a type of standing bell traditionally used in the Buddhist practice as a support for meditation and prayer. Instead of hanging upside down or being attached to a handle, as one typically thinks of a bell, singing bowls are meant to sit with the bottom surface resting on a special cushion or on the floor, though it can also be played while held perched on your fingertips.

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Empowering Women on International Women’s Day

On 28, Feb 2017 | In Artisans, Events, Fair Trade News, Human Rights, HumanKind News, HumanKind Vendors | By HumanKind Fair Trade

In honor of International Women’s Day, we are asking you to join us on Wednesday, March 8th to contribute to our efforts to create new opportunities for women, both locally and internationally. You already know that purchasing at HumanKind supports women artisans in developing countries. On March 8, 100% of our profits that day will be donated to the Women’s Legacy Fund, a fund of The Community Foundation San Luis Obispo County.

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27

Jun
2016

In Artisans
Fair Trade Products
HumanKind Vendors

By LynAnne Wiest

Transforming the Lives of Rwandan Weavers

On 27, Jun 2016 | In Artisans, Fair Trade Products, HumanKind Vendors | By LynAnne Wiest

HumanKind has a new wholesale partner! Let us introduce you to All Across Africa, a company that works with Rwandan basket weavers. We are absolutely thrilled to have these baskets in our shop! Not only are the baskets beautiful, they are transforming the lives of women in Rwanda!

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