Fair Trade goods are items produced by skilled artisans in developing countries throughout the world. These artisans are paid a fair living wage, based on the standards of their country, and are guaranteed vacation, sick, and overtime pay. The companies that produce fair trade items cannot force employees to work against their will. Companies likewise, cannot use child labor to create their items. The companies must make sure that all work environments are safe and clean for all employees. Many fair trade organizations create their items in a most sustainable way, helping their artisans by protecting their surrounding environments.
Survivor Made Goods are items created by survivors of modern day slavery and human trafficking. These individuals are now able to work voluntarily for a fair living wage. Your purchase of these survivor made goods assists these men and women with their financial needs.