Thursday, May 21 2015
Purchasing Fair Trade Products gives us the opportunity to buy ethically produced handmade items without the exploitation of those who produce the products. It is giving economic opportunities to producers in the third world .
Fair Trade is helping disadvantaged and marginalised people work their way out of poverty.
Fair Trade ensures that the producers receive a fair wage.
Fair Trade ensures that damage to the environment is minimised.
Fair Trade ensures there is no abuse of child labour.
Fair Trade cares about the future for the producers and strengthens the producers ability to market their products to an international market.