Our work encompasses more than just buying and selling. We offer prepayments so our partners can sustain their business. Create new designs so they can build their markets. Teach new skills so they can develop their craft. Provide grants so they can expand their resources. We support equal rights for women.Guide sustainable development and pay a fair wage. SERRV is a nonprofit organization with a mission to eradicate poverty wherever it resides by providing opportunity and support to artisans and farmers worldwide. For more than 60 years, SERRV has worked to eradicate poverty through our direct connections with low-income artisans and farmers. We market their crafts and foods, find joint solutions to their challenges, and help them grow and embrace the future. One of the first alternative trade organizations in the world, SERRV is a founding member of the World Fair Trade Organization (formerly IFAT) and a founding member of the Fair Trade Federation (FTF).