Villages Port Colborne is a non-profit organization that has been operated by Ten Thousand Villages International Relief since 1984.
We are now open for in-store shopping! Curbside and Ontario-wide shipping are also available.
Store hours: 10am -5pm Tuesday to Saturday
"Promote and Encourage our community to support the livelihoods of producers, farmers and artisans from marginalised communities around the globe through ethical and fair trade practices”
To seek to bring justice, hope and peace to people who are marginalised;
To trade with artisan and producer groups who pay fair wages and demonstrate genuine concern for their members and the environment
To acquire and market quality crafts and products as a means of assisting the employment of financially under-privileged artisans and producers
To market products that reflect and reinforce rich international cultural traditions, that are innovative, environmentally conscious, and appealing to our clientele
To minimize our environmental footprint by utilizing resources carefully and wisely
To nurture our volunteers who work in our store and support our values
To reinvest net revenue in projects that support other non-profit organizations with similar values & objectives.
To seek to increase local market share for fairly traded products by encouraging our customers to learn about fair trade, to share our message and to appreciate artisans’ cultural heritage