Welcome to Global Village
Global Village is a nonprofit Fair Trade organization dedicated to the support of the world’s low income artisans and farmers through the operation of a Fair Trade retail store and educational activities that promote the values of Fair Trade, tolerance, and cultural appreciation.
We have been in the Billings community for over 30 years, supporting artisans and farmers from developing parts of the world. We have products from over 30 countries – from Afghanistan to Zambia. These products are typically made from recycled or up-cycled items. Many are made by survivors of human trafficking and are learning skills to provide for themselves.
When men and women can provide for their families, their children can go to school which means the future of their families and communities will be forever changed by the opportunity to have children receive an education.
“Educate a boy and you educate an individual. Educate a girl and you educate a community.” ~ African Proverb
As a gift store, we want to work with you to get the gifts you’re looking for. Our current baskets include:
- Beverage Basket – includes a choice of beverage (coffee beans, tea, or hot chocolate) with a card and a mug of your choice
- Caring Basket – includes facial masks, body lotion, aromatic oil roller, and a pair of earrings with a card
- Comfy & Cozy Basket – includes a blanket or slippers, a candle, and a box of soup of your choice
- New Home Basket – includes a cheese board and knife set, coffee and two mugs, and a trivet with a card
We can customize any of our items into a basket for any occasion – birthdays, just because moments, anniversaries, new job, new home, or celebrating a milestone!
Contact us now to find out how we can make a basket for your next occasion and check out some of our items here!