A Chime of Nativity

Palestinian Issa Abu Atta places chimes inside olivewood nativities at a crafters workshop in Beit Sahour, West Bank.

Supported by CRS’s Fair Trade Fund and The Holy Land Handicraft Cooperative Society, such programs were formed to counter the deterioration of the local handcrafts industry, which was threatened by regional conflict.

CRS buys the handcrafts through SERRV Fair Trade Organization. Photo by Debbie Hill for CRS

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  1. Catholic Relief Services in the Holy Land | CRS Fair Trade News Says:

    […] more than $18,000 to the Holy Land Handicraft Cooperative Society in Beit Sahour for market development efforts. Palestinian artisan photo by Debbie Hill for […]

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