We hold a Traidcraft Stall at St Nicolas Church on the first Sunday of each month as part of our mission to care for others and serve the community. This article tells you something about this amazing work.
Trade has the potential to create lasting solutions to poverty
But in reality it often doesn’t work this way. Many small-scale farmers in developing countries are forced to sell their products into the market on terms they do not control – for unfair, unsustainable prices.
We are helping more and more small-scale farmers, producers and workers in developing countries to earn more money for the work they do every day. We’re also advocating to change the policies which make it difficult for these people to succeed.
Here are some highlights from an extraordinary year in which international trade has become mainstream news, but the voices and needs of people living in poverty are still overlooked.