Mercy House Global is located about 40 miles from downtown Houston. Our red barn that houses one of our retail stores, thousands of dollars in Fair Trade Friday product and hundreds of volunteers a month, escaped storm and flooding damage. The other retail store had to be emptied due to rising water and it will
Three years. Thousands of boxes. Countless jobs provided. Lives changed. We are changing the world and looking cute doing it! It’s the unlikely story of how God is connecting women around the globe to help each other. We are so grateful you are a part of this story. August FTF item #1: Your gorgeous pillow
Nothing screams summer like our gorgeous “hello sunshine” custom tote from Joyn. It was a huge hit and we love that Fair Trade Friday & Mercy House Global is the only place you can get it! Coupled with our sweet paper bead earrings from our dear women Kenya and a handy sun care chapstick, we
Today we went to Dandora dump. It is one of Africa’s largest landfills is a sprawling dumpsite, over 30 acres, at the edge of several Nairobi slums. The massive dump was deemed full in 2001. “Yet it continues to operate, and people at the very bottom rungs of the socioeconomic ladder come here as their
Our June Fair Trade Friday Clubs were some of our most popular items yet! We love the versatility of this simple layering necklace from Kenya. And the removable leather tassel from Haiti looks awesome one the necklace or as a pop of color on the leather clutch. And let’s just pause for a moment at
Every May (the Tuesday after Mother’s Day) we celebrate the annual Giving Day at Mercy House, called She is Priceless. Nearly a dozen non profits, seeking to empower women worldwide, join together to help each other raise money. The pearl represents this day because it’s a beautiful healed wound, just like the women we empower.
March was a beautiful month of fair trade good. Contents of our Main Club: Our talented friends at @villageartisan in India hand carved these GORGEOUS frames out of mango wood. These frames were created just for our club members, you will not be able to get them anywhere else! Our signature Micah 6:8 print And these gorgeous
Our February Fair Trade boxes were so sweet! Our main club was a huge hit: This box empowered artisans in Kenya, Rwanda and Ghana and every box provided 6 jobs. February Earring of the Month: Hope House This earring came to us at great risk for our Azerbaijan artisans who have escaped violent situation in the
We hope your January Fair Trade Friday Box started your new year off with a smile! Item #1 2017 Fair Trade Calendar This cute desk calendar will help keep you organized. The small wooden holder was made by our artisan friends in Ukraine. You can purchase an additional calendar in our store for only $10.
December Bracelet of the Month is Made in the Shade Wooden Bracelet from Village Artisan in India. This beautiful bracelet represents the humble stories of men and women whose lives have been beaten down by the noonday sun of poverty and vulnerability. The redemptive ending of the story though, is that “in the shade” of