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Amanda Judge shares about sustainable change in Conscious Magazine

Posted by Linda Edwards on

Editor's Note: Conscious Magazine has teamed up with Amanda Judge from Faire Collection to learn how her journey in fair trade fashion has helped eradicate poverty. Find out more about Amanda Judge in this interview here. I found this article so exciting; so I shall share. Why write your own words when Amanda says the poverty story so well. "Welcome to the first in a series of articles that will demystify fair trade fashion. In doing so I’ll share some specific examples of how fair trade has lifted people out of poverty, but also break down the challenges the industry faces and regale you with some tales I’ve racked up in my 6 years...

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Break the chains of poverty

Posted by Joycelyn Ghansah on

Fair Trade breaks poverty  1 October 2015 (Culemborg) – Fair Trade breaks the chain of poverty. Fair traders around the world, together with small producers and backed by consumers, are breaking the chains of poverty.  Fair Trade is growing and that is our proof that we are gaining our fight against extreme poverty. The WFTO membership count doubled from 155 Fair Trade organisations in 2005 to 355 in 2014. In the same period, the turnovers of these members quadrupled from 136 million euros to 448 million euros.    To ensure their way out of poverty, producer-beneficiaries of WFTO members receive fair...

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