Peru “Thank you for the work, for me and my family it has been a blessing from the heavens and really I don’t know how we could have coped without it.” Primi – Hope Jewellery, Peru Hope jewellery is handmade by women living in two shanty towns in Lima and two provincial cities in Peru […]
These quirky creatures are handmade in Zimbabwe by Raina Mazwiembiri and her team. They collect seed pods which have fallen from trees, then paint and decorate them to produce these beautiful birds and animals, each with their own unique markings and poses!
Meet the Kilombero Rice farmers of Malawi | Just Trading Scotland Just Trading Scotland (JTS) support over 700 smallholder rice farmers in the Karonga region on the northern shores of Lake Malawi, by providing a market in the UK for the high quality Kilombero rice they grow. These photos show something of life in Malawi […]
South of Madras near the East Coast of India is a small village, Allangkuppam. In an idyllic setting surrounded by trees and plants of every description and blessed with a plentiful rainfall and a good local supply of china clay, lies the Sivam pottery. Here the master potter and a group of about 60 artisans, […]
Zaytoun supports an olive tree planting project which is run by the Palestine Fair Trade Association (PFTA) and produces the organic, fair trade olive oil, dates, maftoul and freekeh which we sell in the shop. Through the PFTA farmers can apply to become growers. In order for their application to be successful they must show that they […]
In the first in our series of ‘Meet the Artisans’ series we would like to introduce you to the people who work for Lanka Kade and make the beautiful and brightly coloured toys we sell in the shop. Step into the shop and it’s hard to miss the boldly coloured chunky puzzles, beautifully painted wooden […]
Our Fair Trade products are sourced from more than 30 countries across the globe. Fair Trade empowers artisan craftspeople and farmers to raise their living standards above the poverty line. This is achieved by paying a fair wage for their work and through the Fairtrade premium, which enables the community to support local projects such […]