“It is because of UPAVIM that I am alive. They have supported me, given me advice, scholarships for my children and medical care.” (Sonia Reyes).
UPAVIM (“Unidas Para Vivir Mejor” or “United to Live Better”) in Guatemala allows women like Sonia to change their lives, to have a dignified and better life.
In our Fair Trade Shop at Stone Presbyterian Church, 8 So. Park Row, Clinton, we have a large selection of handcrafted items from UPAVIM, including worry dolls and handpainted stoneware mugs.
These and many, many more unique handcrafted gift items from 38 different countries are available for your shopping pleasure. Purchasing fair trade items ensures artisans and small farmers fair wages and healthy working conditions, providing dignity, sustainable development and hope to marginalized people.
OUR 25% OFF SALE IS STILL IN EFFECT UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. Our hours are 10am to 4pm every Thursday and second Saturdays. Face masks are required. LET US BE YOUR GO-TO GIFT SHOP! For more information, visit us at https://buildingstonesshoppe.square.site or www.facebook.com/buildingstonesfairtradeshoppe