Ten Thousand Villages Cranston
Ten Thousand Villages is dedicated to creating opportunities for artisans in developing countries to earn income by bringing their products and stories to our markets through long-term, fair trading relationships.
Every item purchased at Ten Thousand Villages helps provide vital, fair income to artisans and their families. Artisans are better able to improve their homes, educate themselves and their children, and put food on the table - and to live healthier lives of dignity. Artisans' work also improves the economic vitality of their communities. Multiply this by tens of thousands of artisans and you can understand the global impact of Ten Thousand Villages.
Beyond making a difference in the lives of artisans, your purchase makes a difference for our world. By encouraging artisan partners to use environmentally friendly processes, sustainable natural resources adn recycled materials, we support fair trade practices that are good for people and good for the earth.