Artisans

 
 

Jobs with dignity for our neighbors

One World Goods in Rochester, NY is a not-for-profit fair trade marketplace that sells fair trade handicrafts produced in developing countries. Through these sales we help create jobs with dignity for our global neighbors so that they may provide food, shelter, health care and education for their families. Here are a few of their stories.

Lucuma Designs, Peru

 Lucuma Designs develops opportunities for Peruvian artisan partners by guiding them with fresh ideas and innovative designs while focusing on sustainability and fair trade.  Lucuma Designs strives to develop contemporary crafts and folk art from Peru...

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Mayan Hands, Guatemala

Mayan Hands works with talented Mayan women artisans of traditional textiles and basketry and through fair trade, partners with them in their journey out of extreme poverty. Working with around 200 women in nine Guatemalan communities Mayan Hands includes...

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Oromia Coffee Farmers Cooperative Union, Ethiopia

The Oromia Coffee Farmers Cooperative Union (OCFCU) aims to: improve income of farmers; improve and maintain the quality, productivity and sustainability of coffee production in Ethiopia; regulate and stabilize the local market; and assist the coffee communities in...

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Eswatini Swazi Kitchen, Swaziland

Eswatini Swazi Kitchen is a fair trade producer of natural gourmet food established in 1991 in Swaziland by Manzini Youth Care, a NGO supporting marginalized youth in the country. Eswatini Swazi Kitchen generates employment for women who make jams, chutneys, and...

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Comité Artisanal Haitïen (CAH), Haiti

For over 30 years, Comité Artisanal Haitïen (CAH) has worked to support Haitian artisans by providing them with professional development services and marketing their products to fair trade organizations in Europe and United States. Crafts production allows thousands...

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Healthy Sisters’ Soup & Bean Works, Rochester, NY

Healthy Sisters' Soup & Bean Works responds to the needs of women facing overwhelming obstacles to lifestyle changes without resources or family support by providing skills for employment and life in a nurturing workspace. Healthy Sisters' Soup & Bean Works is...

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Upcycled Fair Trade Treasures

Though Rochester winters make it feel like Spring will never arrive, it is finally just around the corner. As last years’ lilacs get ready to bloom again, the world is thinking about rebirth. Here at One World Goods, we’re celebrating the Fair Trade principle of...

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Funky decor with distinctive pan-african fabric

In cities and villages all across sub-Saharan Africa, crowded marketplaces come to life as people arrive to buy, sell, and socialize. The bustle of these marketplaces is reflected in the vibrant colors and patterns worn by all. Africans are world-renowned for their...

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Business Hours:

Monday-Thursday  10 am – 7 pm
Friday-Saturday    
10 am – 9 pm
Sunday                   12 pm – 5 pm

 

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