What is Fair Trade?



Purchasing Fair Trade Craft gives us the opportunity to buy ethically produced handmade items without the exploitation of the producers. It is giving economic justice to producers in the Developing World . Simply it gives producers a fair deal.  From modest beginnings in the 1950’s, fair trade has now expanded into a world wide movement. It is helping disadvantaged and marginalised people work their way out of poverty. Fair Trade ensures that the producers receive a fair wage. Fair Trade supports the disadvantaged and the most vulnerable producers in the Developing World. Fair Trade cares for the individual and the environment. Fair Trade ensures there is no abuse of child labour. Fair Trade strengthens producers capacity to market their products with International Market Access. Fair Trade is transparent with producers and custome