Tag Archives: Fair Trade

Human Trafficking: What’s the Deal?

In 2013, the United Nations designated today, July 30, as the World Day against Trafficking in Persons. The resolution declared that such a day was needed to “raise awareness of the situation of victims of human trafficking and for the … Continue reading

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Fair Trade: Gift a Chick with a $42+ Bag

Now through April 12th, snag any $42+ bag or wallet and help a family in need by providing a sustainable food source! I’m inviting you, my readers, to help me help others both here in the USA and overseas. As … Continue reading

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Opinion: This Labor Day, Consider the Global Cost of Labor

One of the deadliest industrial disasters in the USA took place in 1911. It killed 146 workers. One hundred and two years later, a building collapse in Bangladesh caused almost 10 times that number of deaths. Why haven’t lessons been … Continue reading

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A Special Discount for my Followers

You may have seen my posts about my “day job” as a Compassionate Entrepreneur/Partner with fair trade business, Trades of Hope. Today, Trades of Hope announced that we now partner with artisan groups in SEVENTEEN countries! That means women in … Continue reading

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Global Spotlight: Virginia from Kenya, and the Trade Bracelet

(This is one in a series about fair trade artisans around the world. They are all employed by groups partnering with Trades of Hope, with which I’m a Compassionate Entrepreneur. The text in these entries are the words of Trades … Continue reading

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