Our Story

In 1987, three Billings women decided to gather friends and funds to start an organization that would make a difference to artisans and farmers around the world. With the help of the local faith community and a group of committed volunteers, they started Global Village.

Since then, we have grown and relocated. We continue to grow and work to fulfill our mission. While supporting world artisans, we engage in educational activities that further the values of tolerance and understanding of the world’s many diverse cultures.

Global Village is overseen by a Board of Directors. More than 40 volunteers staff our store and we employ a director to co-ordinate our store and activities.