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Beyond Fair Wages–Keeping Girls in School

Beyond Fair Wages–Keeping Girls in School

When you purchase a Fair Trade Designs product, you know you’re supporting fair wages for the person who made it.  But your purchases also support additional resources for the artisans, particularly when it comes to educating girls. It’s difficult for girls in developing countries to receive an education past primary school. In most poor countries, families must […]

How Not To Convince Friends To Buy Fair Trade

October is a month full of months—and days.  The best-known is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  It’s also Pizza Month and Computer Learning Month.  Each day of October has multiple celebrations attached to it like World Farm Animals Day (10/2), Ship In A Bottle Day (10/4), Pierogi Day (10/8), and Be Bald and Free Day (10/14). […]