Hands of Hope began as an income-generating project in 2005, for those living with HIV/AIDS. Facing discrimination in their village communities, the people have found support and unconditional acceptance at the Good Shepherd ‘Friendship Centre’ Nongkhai, in northeastern Thailand. During the week, while their children attend school, they work together to produce beautiful, handmade cards, decorations, mobiles and gifts, using Thailand’s famous ‘saa paper’ as the main medium, which is made from the bark of the mulberry tree.
Visit our online shop to order your fairtrade goods and collect from our shop. We have a selection of items online, but if there is anything else you want to add to your bag, just call or email us.
As a cooperative, with only three paid members of staff, we’re always on the lookout for dedicated and sociable volunteers. We are also looking to expand our voluntary Board of Directors. Get in touch today for more information.