Stories

From New York to India, and Beyond: The Journey and Dream of Prateek Kayan

Justin Carroll-Allan

From New York to India, and Beyond: The Journey and Dream of Prateek Kayan
Kayan dreamt big; the end result, we think, will be infinitely bigger. 

Slate + Salt: Artisan Tradition Meets Modern Design

Justin Carroll-Allan

Slate + Salt: Artisan Tradition Meets Modern Design
These artisans provide the one of a kind pieces curated in Slate + Salt’s collection, and in so doing, gain access to dignified working opportunities in areas plagued by extreme poverty.

Introducing WomenServe: How the Stories of Rajasthani Women Brought an Oasis to Hundreds of their Families

Justin Carroll-Allan

Introducing WomenServe:  How the Stories of Rajasthani Women Brought an Oasis to Hundreds of their Families
After generations of women sacrificing their lives to hauling daily water, things have finally started to change.

Faire Shop Spotlight: Introducing Purkal Stree Shakti

Justin Carroll-Allan

Faire Shop Spotlight: Introducing Purkal Stree Shakti
They wanted to help foster a community in Dehradun that provided women with more employment opportunities, where they had agency through self-sufficiency, and where there were life paths for women other than early marriage.

Why Faire, Why Now?

Sydney Sherman

Why Faire, Why Now?
The short answer to these questions is that there’s no such thing as Faire.Shop to date; there’s no world-wide, one-stop-shop for Fair Traders to bring their ethically sourced goods to international markets. The long answer requires a little bit of backstory.