WHY FAIR TRADE MATTERS
Fair trade has far-reaching impact powered by globally conscious customers wanting to know who, where and how their products are made. Every purchase supports economically disadvantaged artisans who are working towards a better future for themselves, their families and respective communities.
The fair trade principles ensure that the artisans have access to the global market, have an opportunity to make a fair wage, and can develop their skills through education and training. The trading partnerships are based on transparency, mutual respect, and working towards financial gains that are advantageous to both parties. Producers are empowered by the fair trade principles to participate in making decisions in all aspects such as wage laws, the health and, safety of themselves, and that of the environment.