Producer Stories

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Fair trade for a fairer world

Many of us ask ourselves what difference we can make in a world fighting poverty. What can ...

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Vinh Hoa: A Global Handicrafts producer

In a workshop in Hue, Vietnam, two rows of women are intent on their work. Fine, ...

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GH Handicrafts

History has not been kind to Sri Lanka. Its turbulent past has seen people struggle not ...

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A fair deal for Chile's artisans

“Chile is losing its artisan culture,” says Alvador, a 58-year-old copper craftsman who ...

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Francis Kidega

Each day, as stubbornly high unemployment plagues Uganda, many struggle to find any kind ...

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Zimbabwe: New eyeglasses from fair trade

When female unemployment in Zimbabwe was at 97%, a bunch of smart women got together and ...

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PODIE Spices

PODIE has been serving Negombo, Sri Lanka since 1985. PODIE’s goal is to raise the living ...

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Hearts and Hands: Joining hands with China's deaf artisans

Lei Mei, of China, was 25 when she suddenly lost her hearing. She’s not sure exactly ...

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The chocolate that built a school

West Africa is a hot-spot for chocolate slavery. Children as young as 8 can be found ...

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Refugee fathers rebuild in Kenya

“I can now afford to educate my son who is physically challenged. By buying my products ...

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