Together, We Are Stronger: The Fair Trade Federation Conference, 2018 34 years ago, my husband and I embarked on a vision that trade could really fundamentally change people’s lives if it was done with integrity, partnership and fairness. At that time there was no Fair Trade movement and we travelled selling our goods and
A new school year is just around the corner and in our continued support of girls' education in Nepal, we will be including student profile bookmarks in each of our journals. Each bookmark highlights a young student who receives educational stipends from the Power of 5, a program of Ganesh Himal's non-profit arm,
20 Years Sponsoring The Tibetan Nuns Project! All institutions, whether religious or secular, have always promoted the advancement of men. Whenever there has been an opportunity to shift that focus to giving women an equal opportunity, Ric and I have jumped at the chance. When the Tibetan Nun's project came into
This is the woman who manages everything we do in Nepal! She knows all of the producers and helps them with the orders that come in every other month so that they know exactly what to make and when to deliver it by. This is written in her own words! I think it's great.
Moisturizing Fair Trade "Silk Soap" Sericulture (the production of silk and the rearing of silkworms) was introduced into Nepal in the 1990's by development aid groups to try to create income generating opportunities for rural Nepali women. Unfortunately, the women were taught how to grow the mulberry bushes and the silkworms but little was