Wholesale & Retail Suppliers
Men and women around the world have a simple dream – to earn an honest living, to provide for their children and to be gainfully employed in a job that brings dignity and joy. Ten Thousand Villages partners with thousands of talented artisans in healthy business relationships.
Often referred to as 'Fair Trade,' our philosophy of helping to build a sustainable future is based on the principle that trade should have a conscience. Through Fair Trade artisans receive the respect, dignity and hope that come from working hard and earning fair value for their work.
The World Fair Trade Organization (WFTO) – outlines some key principles that are essential to fair trade. At Ten Thousand Villages, we stand behind WFTO and have also added a few principles of our own: