Global Village Nanaimo

Global Village Nanaimo - Fair Trade & Non-Profit

Ceramica's family-run workshop in Guatamala

Ceramica's family-run workshop in Guatamala

San Antonio Ceramics (Ceramica), Guatemala

Ceramica Polopo is a family run business located on the shores of Lake Atitlan in San Antonio, Polopo, Solola, Guatemala. The Perez family makes unique animals, coffee cups, vases and other ceramic items. They are high fired for durability and decorated with lead free glazes.

A local volunteer travels to this area regularly and meets with the family, confirming that they are fair trade and giving suggestions and encouragement for developing their businesses

Global Village Nanaimo purchases pottery bowls, mugs, plates and animal figures each year.