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A Thread of Hope Guatemalan Fair Trade

Working directly with over 450 Guatemalan indigenous Maya artisans in co-ops, groups and families for 20 years, we offer high-quality, beautiful, meaningful, and useful hand-crafted gifts. Lightweight bamboo, bamboo chenille, and cotton weavings from Maya women backstrap and foot loom weavers, face masks, handbags, wallets, ornaments, beaded jewelry, coconut shell jewelry, home goods (potholders, placemats, runners, ceramics, baskets, wooden utensils), worry dolls, toys, camera straps, Maya Hip Hop music, huipiles (traditional hand-embroidered blouses), and more—something for everyone on your list! Click here to go to our online store. Our founder, social worker Eliza Strode, previously managed food co-ops, and spends much of the year in Santiago Atitlan, Guatemala.

Please donate to our GoFundMe campaign providing food and hygiene supplies to Maya in Santiago Atitlan, Guatemala.  https://www.gofundme.com/f/food-aid-for-maya-in-santiago-atitlan-guatemala

Online presentations as well as assistance with planning individual or group travel in Guatemala, including "Meet the Artisans" tours and cultural vacations. 

Click here our flyer about our products and the artisans with whom we work. 

Click here for a three-minute video about us.