Fair Trade Shop Update

UPAVIM’s ( unidas para vivir major; united for a better life) mission:  To support the women of La Esperanza, Guatemala in their fight for better economic, healthcare and educational opportunities for themselves, their families and their community.

The oven mitt, potholders and worry dolls are all made by women in the UPAVIM organization.

These and many, many more unique handmade items from 38 different countries are available for your purchase at the Fair Trade Shop, Stone Presbyterian Church, 8 South Park Row, Clinton.  We have a large selection of baskets, exquisite jewelry, collectibles, wood items, food items, clothing and toys.

Purchasing fair trade ensures artisans and small farmers fair wages and healthy working conditions, providing dignity sustainable development and hope to marginalized people. Our hours are 10am to 6:30m every Thursday, 10am to 4pm second Saturdays, and 10am to 4pm every Thursday at the Farmer’s Market on the Village Green in Clinton.

For more information, contact Lauralyn Kolb, lkolb@hamilton.edu, 315-725-1326, visit our website at www.stonepres.org or like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/stonepres