Give a handmade gift basket. Each item in our Breaking Bread Gift Basket provides employment, a fair wage, and social benefits to disadvantaged artisans around the world. Includes a CRS card describing this gift.
- Oak-Smoked Olive Oil (South Africa)
- Madagascar Garlic Pepper Grinder (South Africa)
- Hot Rocks Garlic & Onion Chili Salt Grinder (South Africa)
- Two Hand-Painted Ceramic Dipping Bowls (West Bank)
- Two Block-Printed Natural Cotton Napkins (India)
- Handwoven Kaisa Grass Basket (Bangladesh)
Oak-smoked Extra Virgin Olive Oil (8.5 oz.) uses the finest olive oil from South Africa's Breede River Valley, then cold-smokes it with oak wood from repurposed wine barrels on the banks of Theewaterskloof Dam on the Western Cape. Pairs well with meat, herbs, cheese, pasta, and salad.
Madagascar Garlic Pepper Grinder (2.3 oz.) and Hot Rocks Garlic & Onion Chili Salt Grinder (3.2 oz) can be used in place of regular table salt and pepper to add a spicy flavor to fish, meat, and vegetable dishes. Both come in a recycled glass bottle with built-in grinder and hand-beaded straw tassel crafted by South Africans with cognitive disabilities.
Olive Oil, Garlic Pepper, and Hot Rocks are made in South Africa, a country where 60% of black women and half of the nation's youth are unable to find jobs. Your purchase ensures steady employment, fair wages, and education for children. Learn more about Turqle Trading.
Two Hand-Painted Ceramic Dipping Bowls (1 ½"h x 3 ½"dia) honors the long ceramic traditions of Hebron and Bethlehem. Your purchase helps the most vulnerable artisans in the West Bank preserve income and handcraft traditions through skill training and opportunity to sell their products, while building social rights and community. Learn more about Bethlehem Fair Trade Artisans.
Two Block-Printed Natural Cotton Napkins (20"sq) are block printed by hand in traditional floral patterns by artisans in an area of West Bengal noted for its bold, block print patterns. Machine wash cold. Your purchase creates income and social reform for hundreds, with profits channeled directly into tailor-made projects that meet the needs of artisans and their community. Learn more about Asha Handicrafts.
Handwoven Kaisa Grass Basket (4 ½"h x 12"w x 8"d) is sturdy and versatile. Your purchase provides employment for some of the poorest rural women in Bangladesh (many are widows, single mothers, or heads-of-household with little or no income) and education for their children. Learn more about Prokritee.