Upcoming Events

Shop at the Global Market this week until Sat Dec 24 at 3pm!

The Global Market will be open Nov. 3 to Dec. 24 at 6516 N. Olie, OKC. Hours are Tues - Sat, 12-6pm and Thurs open to 7pm.

Learn About the Global Market Artisans

Global Market Featured Product

Wood Measuring Spoon Set and Scoop
These rustic utensils make a charming addition to any kitchen. Handmade of silky-smooth reclaimed coffee wood, they are a delight to look at and to touch. The Guatemalan women who create these items use the proceeds to support a primary school, daycare center, and medical clinic in their community.

Listen to Alice Iddi-Gubbels and Linda Temple discuss PAMBE Ghana’s mission and the Global Market in a video made by Nate Fein, of OU Nightly. Shop at the Global Market this week until Dec. 24. Located at 6516 N. Olie, OKC.

Dear Friends,

year-end16-1Wow – look what you’ve done! Together, we have had the courage to create a school that now serves 266 students. We have 25 graduates attending junior high (right). We’ve never had a student drop out. We are building a library. We have outfitted a solar-powered computer lab in a locale without electricity. We teach children how to read and write English. We have dealt with surprises and crises with honesty and hard work. What a feat. And what a responsibility!

year-end16-2Eight years ago, Yaapoa Miba (left) was a timid little girl in the village of Bumboazio, Ghana with no prospect of getting an education. There was no school nearby for her to walk to. Her parents, themselves non literate, could not afford to send her away to a distant school. Today, Yaapoa (below) has completed her elementary education at La’Angum Learning Center. She is now a young student in seventh grade, with many dreams of a brighter future.

You year-end16-3made it possible for Yaapoa and 24 of her mates to complete their elementary education successfully and to embark on the next phase of their education journeys, stepping into junior high confidently. Your continued support has given Yaapoa and many other children in this rural community in northern Ghana the audacity to dream of a better future not only for themselves but also their families and their community.

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