Ten Thousand Villages

Site: Oakville Store

Contact Information
Office Phone 905-337-2377
E-Mail oakville@villages.ca
Website www.tenthousandvillages.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/TenThousandVillages
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/#!/villages
YouTube YouTube: www.youtube.com/tenthousandvillages
Primary Contact Esther Tchando, Manager; Email: oakville@villages.ca
Alternate Contact Ms Morgan Ranney, Assistant-Manager
Site Information
Located In Community Old Oakville
Address & Map
236 Lakeshore Rd E
Oakville, ON L6J 1H8
 
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Intersection Trafalgar Rd and Lakeshore Rd E
Physical Access Partially Accessible - assistance required to open door
Agency Information
Description (Agency) A nonprofit, self-supporting alternative trading organization (ATO) which is a non-governmental organization designed to benefit artisans, not to maximize profits.
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 2003 in Oakville
Funding Sale of Goods
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) A store which markets products from handicraft and agricultural organizations based in low income countries 
* provides consumers around the world with products that have been fairly purchased from sustainable sources 
* puts fair trade into practice and campaigns for more equitable terms of trade for artisans from low income countries 
* 70% of the producers are women 
 
* Oakville store is one of many Ten Thousand Villages stores across Canada 
* staffed mainly by volunteers 
* offers a wide range of home and personal accessories and food products, which come from approximately 35 developing countries
Hours * Mon-Sat 10 am-6 pm  
* Sun 12 noon-5 pm 
* hours change seasonally
Areas Served Burlington ; Mississauga ; Oakville
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
 
volunteers
Application Volunteer application forms available in the store and on the website
Languages English
Fees Service - sale of goods
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Fair Trade Practices ~ For Profit Subsidiaries

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