Bangladesh Artisans

With wedding season already in full swing, you might find yourself in need of a wedding gift. Or, perhaps you are creating your own registry. Either way, unique gift ideas abound when you choose fair trade. Check out these fair trade versions of four classic wedding gifts every couple needs!

The classic gift: Dishware

The fair trade version: Unique serving dish

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A unique serving dish is something your friends or loved ones can use to make a statement as they host guests in their home together.

Undugu_KenyaTravel to the Tabaka Hills in western Kenya, and you’ll find a densely populated region dotted with tiny parcels of land barely big enough to grow food needed to feed each family.

And that’s exactly the problem.

With so little uncultivated land remaining, many people within the local Gussi tribe are unable to support themselves with the subsistence farming they’ve always relied on.