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Homeland Development Initiative Foundation is a World Fair Trade Organization guaranteed member. We develop artisans communities in the regions of Armenia, initiate and conduct job creating programs. We have a fair trade gift shop at Parpetsi...more
It's a bit off the beaten path, but the Homeland Initiative store is well worth a visit. Lot's of adorable handmade items to take back as gifts or keep for yourself. The shop is small so you can easily browse everything in 20 minutes.
This is one of the best if not the best place in Yerevan to shop for Armenian made products. The quality is excellent and the products all useful (not just souvenirs). In addition you will be contributing to the development of the vulnerable Armenian provinces.
The Homeland Development Initiative Foundation shop is the perfect place to buy meaningful gifts while making a social impact in Armenia by supporting incredible rural artisans. A must stop in Yerevan.
Unique place of the original Armenian gifts!!! I am very impressed!!! Here things have high quality and they are incomparability. I advise everyone to visit our favorite Homeland ... Everyone here will find something in accordance with his own taste.
I needed to purchase gifts and the store was PERFECT! I would strongly recommend a stop here because the quality is the best and a wonderful added benefit is the fairtrade. Its nice to know it is helping communities.
Homeland's fair trade shop is a local treasure in Yerevan! It's located between Mashtots and Saryan on Parpetsi Street. Each item is uniquely handmade by women in villages and border regions, as well as by disadvantaged persons. It's impossible not to feel happy in this...More
This is the official store of the Homeland Development Initiative, selling gifts and other “tourist” items that are fair trade. You can of course buy goods that are cheaper at vernissage (markets behind republic square) but at Homeland you know the people who made what...More
HDIF sources its products in the regions of Armenia, bring jobs to where they are needed. Something of high quality in the shop for everybody - kids, kitchen, home, him, her! The only fair trade shop in Armenia, and the entire former Soviet Union!