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Meet the Women behind Fair Trade Business in Bogota

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign, Global Exchange Store Updates on 24th April, 2014 | No Comments

Tagua Artisan and Business Woman Lizzie ZunigaHear from mother, business woman, and artisan Sandra Navarrete who produces the Global Exchange Fair Trade Store’s line of Fair Trade tagua seed jewelry. In her own words: “I find purpose and possibility in my work. I am a mother to three daughters and I am very proud that I have developed the capacity and confidence to run a business. I know all the processes involved.”

Another Reason Why Women Think Chocolate is Divine

Posted by in Global Exchange Store Updates on 27th February, 2011 | 5 Comments

429In honor of the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day on March 8th, Global Exchange is teaming up with farmer-owned chocolate company Divine Chocolate, to celebrate the women of Divine’s farmer collective, Kuapa Kokoo. This Spring, Divine will be donating a portion of their sales to the Kuapa Kokoo’s Women’s Project; they’re teaching women cocoa farmers how to start small businesses, earn extra family income, and feel tremendous pride. You can show your support by purchasing Divine Chocolate 3.5 oz bars at the San Francisco Global Exchange Store for the month of March, and we’ll give you $1.00 off!

International Women’s Day and Fair Trade

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Global Exchange Store Updates on 3rd March, 2009 | No Comments

International Women’s Day is coming up on March 8th. Being a business run by a small group of women (in quantity and in height) promoting Fair Trade, which benefits women artisans worldwide, International Women’s Day is a big one for us. So, in honor of this special day, we will be highlighting the different stories […]