Fair Trade Gifts for under $100, $50 and $25

Thursday, 29 November 2012

Want to give something really Good this Christmas? Friends and family will love these fantastic Fair Trade gifts, and you can feel great knowing a percentage of everything you spend goes back to support the communities that make them.

Under $100

Men's Alpaca Jumper - $95.00

This beautiful Alpaca wool blend Men's jumper is from Ethica Accessories. Ethica Accessories supports marginalised and impoverished women in Peru.

Hand Woven Rug - $95.00

These plush, hand-hooked cotton rugs from Carpets for Communities are made from cotton t-shirt off-cuts, used hessian rice sacks and cotton thread. Carpets for Communities empowers mothers from the Poipet, Cambodia to earn an income, helping these mothers and their families to escape poverty.

Hand Knitted Elephant (Large) - $70.00

This adorable great big knitted elephant is made using locally spun wool by the women of Kenana Knitters. give these wild African animals a new look with their clever knitting skills.

Under $50

Orangutan Project Thongs - $27.50

Thongs that not only look good but do good. Made from a blend of natural and recycled rubber, Etiko also pays a fair trade premium to the workers involved in production. The purchase of these thongs also helps fund a project to save the Orangutans.

Banana Leaf Basket - $45.00

What better to hold your fruit than a basket made from banana leaves? These traditional baskets are hand-woven by basket weavers in the Kind Mother’s Project in Uganda, supported by Afribeads. They are made in a traditional way from raffia palm tightly woven around a core of banana leaf stem.

Cricket Ball - $27.50

Its summer - which means its time for cricket. The world’s first certified Fairtrade cricket ball from Etiko is suitable for both club and school level matches.

Under $25

Wallet - $20.00

This wallet from AWARE is a stylish solution to an environmental waste issue. Each wallet is made from recycled inner tubes and coffee sacks.

Elephant Dung Notebook - $20.00

Yes - that's right. These cute notebooks are made from elephant dung paper, by Import Ants. Great stocking fillers, or as a gift for the teacher.

Mr Soft-a-Saurus - $24.95

From The Little Sparrow100% Cotton, I'm hand knitted in Nepal and ready for some exploring!

1 comment:

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