MADE51 is a global brand created by UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, that brings refugee craftsmanship to the world. The brand has been established to help refugees achieve economic independence by making use of their valuable skills, traditions, and heritage
35+ social enterprises in 23 countries
MADE51 is a network of 35+ social enterprises in 23 countries, together working with 3700+ artisans, 85% of whom are women. Private sector companies and retailers create market access for refugee-made products and, in doing so they drive economic inclusion and help build brighter futures for refugees. MADE51 is brought to life by UNHCR, a global organization dedicated to saving lives, protecting rights and building a better future for refugees, forcibly displaced communities and stateless people.
This beautiful collection of 24 ornaments handmade in 15 countries, showcases the diversity and talent of refugee artisans. Each piece tells a story about the cultural heritage of its maker and is a symbol of empowerment and hope.
With each purchase, a refugee has had the opportunity to utilize their skills and preserve their heritage to earn much-needed income. By utilizing Fair Trade principles, we ensure artisan work is a source of positive impact for refugees, their families and their communities.