Wood working for a better life
Desert Rose is the brand of Holy Land Designs - Glad Tidings. Holy Land Designs, Inc. is an outreach to the physically challenged and disadvantaged in Jordan. Located in the hills of Amman, Jordan, the Desert Rose Workshop currently offers training and work to approximately 20 full-time employees.
For centuries, the artisans of the Holy Land have demonstrated their creative talents through the processing of natural resources such as stone, wood and sand. Today, the families in the Middle East still work wood, the result of which is more than once a fantastic reflection of the beautiful but harsh world around them.
The fundamental principle of Desert Rose Holy Land Designs is to work for the well-being of the community around them. Among other things, this means that an average salary is sufficient for housing, food and education for a family of four. Desert Rose Holy Land Designs meets all conditions for Fair Trade but does not have an official certificate for financial reasons.