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Your Purchase Helps Save Lives!

Find a unique handmade treasure and help supply clean water, provide fair wages, and employment to Ugandan artisans. Choose from a large assortment of handcrafted bags, gifts, jewelry, housewares, and more! The proceeds will go towards our life changing work.

Shop for Good

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Shop at Upcoming CT Venues

Buying our beautiful handmade crafts at local market events is a great way to support Ugandan artisans, help provide clean water wells to communities in need, and give great gifts! Come see our entire collection and bring something wonderful home with you. Shop once, gift twice!

  • Madison Summer Art Festival - Saturday, May 25th:  9am-4pm - Madison Town Green

  • Wadsworth Mansion, Middletown - Sunday, Aug. 25th: 10am-4pm

We are always popping up at more great locations, so please check in from time-to-time to see where you can find us!

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Local Shops

Shop locally and help globally. Check out our crafts at these local businesses:


Deux Bisous

831 Boston Post Road, Madison, CT 06443

A refreshing new boutique on the shoreline with a coastal French vibe.  It will tap right into your wanderlust!  They carry a wide variety of our bags, baskets, and fantastic paper bead jewelry.

Mercy by the Sea

167 Neck Road, Madison, CT

Visit their book shop for a selection of CTCU’s unique Ugandan jewelry, baskets, bags and other gifts. For bookstore hours, please call the Center at (203) 245-0401.

Local Shops

Meet Some of our Artisans

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HOHWI Handcraft Women's Initiative

HOHWI’s origin is traced to a group of women who saw the need to come together, combine the limited resources they had and start a self-help initiative to increase their income. Under their dream “Hope beyond words” the organization's activities and interventions are tailored to improve the wellbeing of young women and youth in Wakiso District through self-engagement in art and craft work...

Thank you for your support!

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