Org. Name: Bethlehem Fair Trade Artisans
Executive director: Suzan Sahori
Location: Bethlehem Fair Trade Artisans
Wad Abu Saada ST. – Dar Sababa
Beit Sahour, West Bank, Palestine
Tel: +972 2 2750365
Fax: +972 2 2753826
Mobile: +972 599 899 204
BFTA back story /Craft Village :
Bethlehem Fair Trade Artisans was founded in 2009 to improve the livelihood of Palestinian artisans through fair trade. Today BFTA supports over 60 artisans and cooperatives, as well as 5 disabled artisan groups.
From years of war and conflict the Palestinian people and their culture can at times feel constrained and inhibited. BFTA gave Palestinian artisans a chance to express themselves, while providing a livelihood for themselves and their families. So, come to the newly renovated BFTA Craft Village in the old city of Beit Sahour and see firsthand the impact BFTA is having. Through meeting local artisans and learning their beautiful stories and seeing them in action. Viewing and purchasing beautiful Palestinian handicrafts, eating local Palestinian cuisine, and experiencing the stunning architecture of the old city of Beit Sahour. At the Craft Village you will be able to enjoy a unique and authentic experience. Come support Palestine! Support local culture and Support fair trade!