Post Tagged with: "fair trade"

Update from Rahab’s Rope

September 2, 2014 7:56 pm / blog / No comments

Check out the new update from our supplier Rahab’s Rope.   http://www.rahabsrope.com/july-newsletter-2014

 

Supplier Highlight: Basha Boutique!

April 22, 2014 6:52 pm / blog / No comments

One of our Fantastic suppliers of hand made Jewelry is Basha, and we thought it might be nice to give everyone an introduction of what the owners and employees at Basha stand for. Basha’s vision is to continue to grow as long as there are women in Bangladesh in need […]

 

Human Trafficking: 20 Things You Can Do To Stop It!

February 10, 2014 5:14 pm / blog / No comments

  Read this article today.  There are many things you can do now to help stop human trafficking!   Human Trafficking: 20 Things You Can Do Today To Stop It by Linda Tomczak on January 15, 2012 in Articles Jesus tells us to treat others as we would want to be treated, and […]

 

Her Heart

October 1, 2012 8:00 am / blog / No comments

This blog post was submitted anonymously by one of our Freedom Fighters. I was recently at a craft show and this statement was directed at me: “It really bothers me that these women are made to study and presented with the christian faith. They are in a vulnerable situation and they would do anything to […]

 
Video: A Better Way

Video: A Better Way

September 27, 2012 6:27 pm / media / No comments
 
The 6 eight

The 6 eight

September 17, 2012 6:00 am / blog / No comments

The 6 eight: A Better Way to Drink Coffee Two friends laugh and talk in the corner as they each sip a cup of freshly brewed coffee.  Steam slowly wafts out of the cup in a lazy sort of way, as Annie brews a pour-over coffee.  The smell of freshly […]

 
Quality and More

Quality and More

September 3, 2012 8:00 am / blog / 1 comment

As autumn approaches, just about every girl is in need of that every day, won’t-leave your side, sturdy, light, durable, can handle the elements of outdoor activities, tote bag. Yes, I’m talking about the very tote bag that becomes the tag-along to your day-to-day adventures. Yes, the tote bag that […]

 
Featured Product: Wine Bottle Bag

Featured Product: Wine Bottle Bag

August 13, 2012 8:00 am / blog / No comments

Handcrafted in India and brought all the way to the States, our wine bottle bag is made for travel!  Choose between the darker, more casual Wine Bottle Feather bag, or the classy, more delicate Wine Bottle Poppy bag to use for a gift bag, or carrier for that bottle of […]

 
Midnight Musings

Midnight Musings

August 6, 2012 8:00 am / blog / 2 comments

Here is a blog post written by one of our Freedom Fighters, Lois Riddick, about what drives her to keep going. MIDNIGHT MUSINGS OF A FREEDOM FIGHTER I’ve been thinking lately about this seemingly losing battle we’re in: Over 27 million slaves in the world….and the estimated number keeps rising […]

 
Ethical Consumerism is the Better Way

Ethical Consumerism is the Better Way

July 30, 2012 8:00 am / blog / No comments

Why should you shop at Better Way Imports?  What makes us different than other companies?  Our former intern Mallory Timmer takes a look at what makes us stand out.   Environmentally friendly products, fairly traded items, and sustainability are three reasons why Better Way Imports is an ethically responsible way […]

 
What Is Fair Trade?

What Is Fair Trade?

July 23, 2012 8:00 am / blog / 1 comment

Slavery touches nearly everything that we buy.  Shocking, huh?  From our coffee to our cell phones, clothing to chocolate, blueberries to children’s toys (to see what products you own that are made with slave labor take this survey).  Women and girls and boys being sold, their bodies treated as a piece […]

 
A Journey to Hope

A Journey to Hope

July 16, 2012 8:00 am / blog / 1 comment

Try to imagine, if you can, waking up every day with the sole ambition to find a shred of hope to cling to amidst oppression as heavy as the monsoon-season air. For two months—the June and July of Summer 2012—I felt the weight of what it must be like for […]

 
Let Me Tell You A Story…

Let Me Tell You A Story…

July 2, 2012 8:42 pm / blog / No comments

In each of us, there is a longing for a good story. Stories have been part of us for our whole lives. Our parents told us bedtime stories when we were kids; we tell each other stories about what has happened to us; we read stories to better understand the […]