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five ACCESSORIES
 
five ACCESSORIES offers unique bags and accessories made from recycled materials.  We support a CFT15 and school offered as a free benefit to our artisans' children in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.  On average, five meals are provided from the proceeds of one product sold.  
 
For 15% off your next purchase, please use the discount code 'CFT15' upon checkout at www.fiveaccessories.com 
FiveAccessories

MayaWorks

Braided Headband (in Corte) - $10.00
 
Hand woven by Maya artisans in Guatemala, this headband is the perfect complement to any daytime outfit or a fashionable accent to your exercise clothes. The indigenous Maya artisans who create these headbands benefit greatly from their purchase, improving the quality of life of their families and the strength of their community. The elastic underside of this headband makes it a perfect fit for adults and teens. The hand-woven fabric is lightweight and the texture of the braid helps to keep it in place. As comfortable as it is chic, this fair trade headband is a perfect fit for any active woman or teen. Comes in our tiny stripe blue weave or corte fabric. A perfect match for the blue yoga mat bag!

 

 

MayaWorks

Mayan Beaded Multi-Strand Necklace (in Coral) - $14.00

This bold statement piece comes in a variety of colors, from festive silver and gold to cool blues and greens. There is a design to fit every style! Each hand made necklace contains multiple strands of sparkling glass beads and is complete with a beaded loop closure. The multi-strand necklace, at approximately 22 inches in length, includes multiple T-closure options to allow you to adjust the necklace up to 2 inches shorter for the perfect fit. Hand beaded by Maya artisans in Guatemala, this necklace would make a special gift for women of all ages. Every purchase of this necklace helps to improve the lives of the indigenous artisans who created it, as well as the lives of their families and the economic strength of their communities.  www.mayaworks.org

Solay Wellness

Visit http://www.natural-salt-lamps.com/or their retail location in Skokie (4819 W. Main) for artisan crafted Crystal Salt Lamps, gourmet Himalayan salt, organic beauty products, and much more. 

Enter the code FAIR above your online shopping cart for 20% off your order

 

          

Divine Chocolate

Divine Chocolate is a pioneering Fair Trade chocolate company, owned in part by a cooperative of 60,000 cocoa farmers.  Use the promo code DIVINETEN on your next online order to receive 10% off.

http://shop.divinechocolateusa.com

Malia Designs 

Shop Malia Designs unique line of handmade recycled and screen-printed handbags and accessories. Handcrafted in Cambodia, our products are "Designed to Carry a Cause" and every purchase helps to fight Human Trafficking. Get 15% off your online purchase by using the promo code "chicagofairtrade" at checkout.

www.maliadesigns.com


Mata Traders

Clothing, jewelry, and home decor designed in Chicago and handcrafted by women's cooperatives and artisan groups in India and Nepal.  Beautiful, unique, and chic!

Use the checkout code CFTshop to get 15% off your next purchase at matatraders.com.

MarketPlace: Handwork of India

MarketPlace works with 480 artisans to create exclusive designs with echoes of exotic India but with a modern functionality and flair. Clothing, accessories, home interiors and gift items are all handmade and dyed using traditional, labor-intensive techniques. The experience of running a business is combined with support programs designed to effect real, meaningful, and lasting change in the lives of low-income women in India.
www.marketplaceindia.com


Sandpiper Imports

Offers beautiful hand made jerlery. To the right is an image of their best-selling sterling silver earrings which would make a lovely gift for any occasion. Each piece at Sandpiper Imports is handcrafted by the talented artisans in Bali, Indonesia.  Shoppers may receive 20% off online orders by entering the code CFT at checkout.  www.sandpiperimports.com 

Greenola 

Greenola goes by the slogan, "Change your look, change a life." With every purchase made through Greenola, the money supports empowering women in Cochabamba, Bolivia and Nairobi, Kenya. The art-driven, travel inspired designs celebrate artisan skill while respecting cultural heritage and the earth. 

https://www.greenolastyle.com/t-WhatWeAreMadeOf.aspx

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Global Fusion

Global Fusion is a home decor and furniture retailer. At Global Fusion you will find items from Africa, Asia, India, South America, as well as other parts of the world. This store was established to create a fusion of culture, craft, and uniqueness in your home without the hassle of traveling far across the world. The selection of items are from around the world and are fair trade. At this lovely shop you can find art, chairs, pillows rugs, statues, accent tables, floor screens, cabinets and decorative doors.

 

1961 Ridge Road, Homewood, Illinois 60430

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Global-Fusion-Home-Decor/147708358658982?id=147708358658982&sk=info

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Upcoming Events

CFT's Run for Change team at the Chicago Marathon
Sun Oct 12, 2014 @08:00AM - 11:00AM

Come celebrate a Sweatfree Chicago
Thu Oct 16, 2014 @06:00PM - 08:00PM

Old St. Pats Solidarity Market
Sun Nov 09, 2014 @09:00AM - 01:00PM

Globalfest Latin America
Fri Nov 14, 2014 @05:30PM - 09:00PM

Fair Trade Gift Boutique at Christ United Methodist Church
Sat Nov 15, 2014 @09:00AM - 03:00PM

Fair Trade Gift Boutique at Christ United Methodist Church
Sun Nov 16, 2014 @11:30AM - 02:00PM

Run For Change

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This year CFT has 4 runners committed to run the marathon and raise funds for our work!  Your contribution will support our efforts to raise awareness of sweatshop labor and improve the lives of global apparel workers through our sweatfree campaign

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