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Ten Thousand Villages has their annual rug sale on now until July 22nd. Western Canada Rug Co-ordinator and Store Manager Gwen Repeta filled us in on all the details.

Ten Thousand Villages is the oldest and largest Fair Trade organization in North America, selling artisan-crafted personal accessories, home decor and gift items from around the globe.

Ten Thousand Villages is a non-profit program of Mennonite Central Committee Canada (MCC), the relief and development agency of Mennonite and Brethren in Christ churches in North America. Ten Thousand Villages has its roots in the work begun by Edna Ruth Byler in 1946.

Ten Thousand Villages is a member of the World Fair Trade Organization (WFTO), a coalition of handicraft and agricultural producer organizations, and Fair Trade organizations from both the North and the South.

You can check out the rugs and all the other products they sell on their website tenthousandvillages.ca

 

 

If you missed the interview with Gwen Repeta, it is below: