The $25-and-under Global Good Gift Guide

Searching for the perfect gift for someone, but strapped for cash? Look no further. We’ve gathered handcrafted global goodies for everyone on your list, all for less than $25! Read on to discover gifts that take less from your pocket, but give more to the global community.

1. For Coworkers & Friends:

Focus on Food:

  • Fair Trade Coffee or Cocoa, Fruit and Nuts, Chocolate Bars, various countries, $4-$11
  • Tea Time Mug, Nepal, $24
PERFECT FOR A PM PICK-ME-UP

PERFECT FOR A PM PICK-ME-UP

A CUP FULL OF CHARACTER

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Provide Order ‘n Decor:

  • Kisii Business Card Holder, Kenya, $16
  • Sari Wrap Writing Folio, Bangladesh, $24
Kisii Business Card Holder, Kenya, $16

FOR THE MODERNIST

FOR THE OFFICE FASHIONISTA

FOR THE OFFICE FASHIONISTA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2. For Kids:

THE YOUNGER SET

Indulge their Senses  

TOYS FOR COLOR, TEXTURE, MOVEMENT, & MUSIC

TOYS FOR COLOR, TEXTURE, MOVEMENT, & MUSIC

 

(Clockwise from left) Felt Jingle Crib Toy, Nepal $20; “Galimoto” cyclist toy, Kenya, $12; Tiger hand puppet, Nepal, $14; Color by Nature Twig Pencils, Chile, $18; Pocket Disc, Guatemala, $20; Hackysack, Guatemala, $8

 

 

 

 

Temper Fantasy with Reality Mr. Ellie Pooh story, Sri Lanka, $8; Fair Trade First! book,

FAIR TALES & FAIRY TALES

FAIR TALES & FAIRY TALES

$12.99; Hand Knit Finger puppets, Peru, $20

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TWEENS & TEENS

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Soft Phone Purse, Nepal, $12; Cat Coin Purse, India, $10; Beaded Duck Key Ring, Guatemala, $6; Chirilla Seed Bracelet, Colombia, $6; Assorted leather bracelets, Indonesia, $6-12, Braid of Friendship Bracelets, Indonesia, $6 each;

 

 

 

 

 

Encourage Exploration

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ACTIVE PLAY, ACTIVATED IMAGINATION

Chiapas Seed Critter, Mexico, $18; Lion Barkcloth Bookmark, Uganda, $8; Pecking order (paddle toy), Ghana, $18; Hackysack, Guatemala, $8; Braid of Friendship Bracelets, Indonesia, $6; Small Drum,$4;

 

 

 

 

 

 

3. For Him

Appeal to manly & metro-sexual

  • Bike chain products, India: bottle opener, $10; bracelet, $16
  • Olive Wood Dish, Palestinian Territories, $16
  • Rugged Onyx Tea Light, Pakistan, $20

FOR CYCLISTS & RECYCLERS

 

WHEELING AROUND

WHEELING AROUND

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FOR ENVIRONMENTALISTS, FOR CARPENTERS

FOR ENVIRONMENTALISTS, FOR CARPENTERS

FOR TOUGH-YET-SENSITIVE SOULS, FOR ROCK CLIMBERS

FOR TOUGH-YET-SENSITIVE SOULS, FOR ROCK CLIMBERS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4. For Her:

Provide products to pamper & prettify

  •  Earth & Sky Suede Bag, India, SALE $17.25
  • Recycled Silk Scarf, Nepal, $24
  • Shining Life Necklace, Guatemala, $24
  • Budding Green Bud Vase, Nepal, $12
FOR PRAGMATISTS, FOR ORGANIZERS

FOR PRAGMATISTS, FOR ORGANIZERS

FOR HIPSTERS, FOR HIPPY CHICKS

FOR HIPSTERS, FOR HIPPY CHICKS

 

 

 

 

 

FOR ROMANTICS, FOR DREAMERS

FOR ROMANTICS, FOR DREAMERS

FOR ENVIRONMENTALISTS, FOR CREATIVES

FOR ENVIRONMENTALISTS, FOR CREATIVES

5. For Hobbyists

GARDENERS:

Supply them with seeds for their garden’s growth

  • Sunny Garden Birdhouse, India, $18
  • Mosaic Wall Chime, India, $20
  • Blue Tulip Planter (small), Vietnam, $24
  • Coconut monkey, Philippines, $16
ATTRACTS BIRDS, ATTRACTIVE TO VISITORS
ATTRACTS BIRDIE VISITORS

 

CREATES A WALL OF SOUND

CREATES A WALL OF SOUND

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

COOL BLUES CALM & SOOTHE

COOL BLUES CALM & SOOTHE

 

PLAYFUL PLANT PLAYMATES

PLAYFUL PLANT PLAYMATES

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

COOKS:

Add some dash to their culinary stash

  • Village Sari Hot Mats, Bangladesh, $16
  • Bamboo Bowls, Vietnam, SALE $21.75
  • Blue Leaf Platter, Vietnam, $16
  • Green Road Soup Crock, Cameroon, $20
NOSTALGIC WOVEN WONDERS

NOSTALGIC WOVEN WONDERS

FRUIT BOWL WITH FRUITY STRIPES

FRUIT BOWL WITH FRUITY STRIPES

A SERVE IN PEACE

A SERVE IN PEACE

A GREAT CROCK FOR SAVORY STOCK

A GREAT CROCK FOR SAVORY STOCK

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