Ten Thousand Villages, Souderton

  • PA

About Us

To create opportunities for artisans in developing countries to earn income by bringing their products and stories to our markets through lone-term, fair trading relationships.   Ten Thousand Villages is a retail business with a compassionate mission.  We maintain integrity in our actions and relationships and market quality products from diverse cultures around the world.  We build sustainable long term trade relationships with artisans and their families.  We strive to ensure fairness in all aspects of our work.

Ten Thousand Villages is a retail store operation servicing families and artisans from 37 developing nations.  Our product line varies widely and creates a great purchasing opportunity for Fair Trade gifts and home decor of all kinds. Ten Thousand Villages has been in operation since 1946 and is based in Akron, PA, with 80 stores in the US and 30 more in Canada.