Fair Trade Craft Show

Updated: Apr 8, 2020

November 10th: for the 10th year at UU

Right after service in the multipurpose room

Find unique, handmade gifts and support UPAVIM, a women's co-op in Esperanza, Guatemala.

These beautiful handmade fair trade crafts support families. With a wide variety of textiles, pine needle baskets, felted animals and other things for kids, stone and beaded jewelry, Christmas items such as ornaments and garlands, and more, there 's something for everyone. All items are fair trade and contain recycled materials whenever possible.

While faced with the numerous challenges of poverty and violence, UPAVIM remains a beacon of hope for the women and children of Esperanza.

"Empowered Women Grow Communities"

Unidas Para Vivir Mejor (UPAVIM)

United For a Better Life.

UPAVIM’s mission: to support the women of La Esperanza in their fight for better economic, healthcare and educational opportunities for themselves, their families and their community.


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