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Show Mum some love!

Mothering Sunday is just around the corner! 

Make your gift a fair trade one and show love not just to your mum, but also to mothers around the world!  

We’ve selected our pick of the best gifts for Mother’s Day, to suit all tastes and budgets!

Dalit Candles

The beautiful candles from Dalit are handmade in by the Dalit people of India and come in an elegant, reusable clay pot. The rose pot is decorated with a handmade clay role detail and has a beautifully subtle rose scent. A selection of sizes and fragrances are available! 

Through purchasing anything from the Dalit range you are helping to support their work with street children of this people group.

Worldfinds “Kantha” Necklace

Stunning statement necklace from Worldfinds Fairtrade is handmade from wooden beads covered in recycled fabric scraps. 

WorldFinds mission is to empower women through fair trade. They use sustainable practices to create beautiful jewellery as well as bringing positive change to the lives of the artisans and their children.

Just Trade Appliqué Purses

Perfect if your mum is an animal lover! These adorable purses from Just Trade are handmade in felt and embelished with embroidery, appliqué and glass beads. 

Made in Vietnam, in a WFTO registered factory which provides opportunities and secure work to the marginalised people who work there. Encouraged to learn new skills and progress through the company, the employees work in a safe and supportive environment. 

Honeystreet Handmade Soap

Handmade from the finest Fairtrade ingredients including Fairtrade cocoa butter, olive oil and shea butter and scented with pure essential oils. The soaps are moisturising and come in a recyclable, beautifully hand printed box.  They make an easy, but no less lovely, gift.

Honeystreet Handmade create their luxury bath products from pure, Fairtrade ingredients. Their range contains no parabens, sulphates, pertrochemicals, palm oil or artificial colours or fragrances.  The entire range is lovingly made by hand, in small batches in the UK.

Choc Affair Mini Bar

Need a little something to pop in the post? Delicious fairly traded chocolate from Choc Affair might just be the perfect post-able  gift. Thin enough to go in an envelope, it adds a bit of an extra treat to your Mother’s Day card!

Choc Affair invest in the Chocolate Dream programme, which helps young people to become entrepreneurs and earn a sustainable living from their work. 

Good Taste Gift Voucher

Not sure what to get for your mum? Why not treat her to a Good Taste gift voucher and let her choose something she loves from our HUGE selection of gifts!

Whatever you choose this Mother’s Day you can be sure that your purchase is empowering mothers all over the world and allowing them to live with dignity and provide them with the resources they need to care for their children.