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Haitian Artisans are Creating Artwork Out of Repurposed Oil Drums

Posted by in Global Exchange Store Updates on 29th August, 2011 | No Comments

Metalwork Artisan BernardBernard is a Haitian artisan who creates beautiful works of art out of re-purposed oil drums. And you’ll never guess how the oil is removed from the drums before the metal can be formed into beautiful sculptures!

A Million Hearts for Haiti

Posted by in Global Exchange Store Updates on 22nd July, 2010 | 2 Comments

haitiheartsJoin us Saturday July 24, 11-4pm at the Global Exchange San Francisco and Berkeley stores for a nationwide Fair Trade movement to rebuild Haitian artisan communities.

Haiti Needs Your Help!

Posted by in Global Exchange Store Updates on 14th January, 2010 | No Comments

We are all devastated to learn of the tragedy unfolding in Haiti and we want to help. Global Exchange’s Fair Trade Stores (see locations below) and our online store ( will be donating 10% of our total sales for the week of January 16th to the 22nd to Beyond Borders, one of our partner organizations […]