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ORGANIZATION: Ten Thousand Villages of Huron Valley

  • 59 people are interested

Ten Thousand Villages of Huron Valley is a non-profit fair trade retail store that sells handcrafted gifts, accessories, home decor, and clothing made by artisans in developing countries.

Volunteers greet and assist customers and transact cash register sales. Some volunteers unpack and check-in merchandise.

By learning about the handicrafts and telling artisan's stories, volunteers help to build cultural understanding and form an important link between customers and the artisans.

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About Ten Thousand Villages of Huron Valley

Location:

303 S. Main St., Ann Arbor, MI 48104, US

Mission Statement

Our Mission is to promote dignity, hope and a living wage for artisans around the world by selling their handicrafts, by telling their stories, and by educating locally about fair trade.

Description

Ten Thousand Villages is a nonprofit retail program that sells handcrafted items made by economically impoverished people in developing regions of the world. The goal is to create economic opportunities for crafts people around the world that help people help themselves. Last year, fair trade with Ten Thousand Villages benefited some 60,000 artisans in more than 30 countries.

CAUSE AREAS

Advocacy & Human Rights
International
Women
Advocacy & Human Rights, International, Women

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

303 S. Main St.Ann Arbor, MI 48104

(42.27938,-83.74824)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • minimum of 8 hours per month

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