Our Village™ provides you direct access to some of the world’s greatest artisans, crafters, makers, and small shops. What do shop owners on Our Village have in common? They pour their hearts and souls into creating their products. They love making the products they hope to sell to you. Our Village’s tagline begins with “Products with Passion”. That says a lot about our shop owner’s products. They take great pride in the work required to create the exceptional products listed in their shops. Pride in their products. Pride in their work.
Our Village was formed recognizing the need for artisans, crafters, makers, and small shops worldwide to have an online resource that allows them to keep ALL money from their sales in order to support themselves and their families. Since you are buying directly from an Our Village shop owner, they pay no listing or commission fees as required by other online mall venues.
Why should you buy from shop owners on Our Village? We hope by now the answer is obvious. Buying products from shop owners on Our Village makes a difference in their lives as they support themselves and their families. You get terrific, unique products for yourself or as gifts for family or friends. But there’s more.
The second part of Our Village’s tagline is “Shopping with Purpose”. 20% of Our Village’s gross revenues are donated to support non-profit organizations providing services to battered or homeless women and their families. Based on the African proverb “It takes a village…”, as Our Village grows, so will our charitable efforts as worthy organizations providing these services across America are selected to receive financial support.
Our Village is a majority women-owned company co-founded by two sisters. Whether you are purchasing items from our shop owners or opening a shop with us, we appreciate your support that allows us to help make the world a better place!