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Inspiring fair trade holidays

If you are interested in fair trade and are looking for an opportunity to meet the people behind the products, then these holidays are for you.

You'll learn something of the different cultures, visit development projects and sites of interest, meet a wide variety of people, and have your ideas of developing countries challenged. Our tours are much more than a holiday.

 

 

 

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Discovering fair trade in Sri Lanka

Discovering fair trade in Sri Lanka

Posted on 17/11/2017

Following their tour earlier this year, David and Ann share with us their experiences of meeting the people in Sri Lanka  What does fair trade look like at the sharp end where tea is picked, toys manufactured, and fabric woven? Who are the people who create the fair trade products we buy in our local … Continue reading "Discovering fair trade in Sri Lanka"Continue reading

Celebrating 30 years – Ngwenya Glass in Swaziland

Celebrating 30 years – Ngwenya Glass in Swaziland

Posted on 19/09/2017

It has been 30 years since the Prettejohn family came to Swaziland and brought life back to the Ngwenya Glass Factory. Today Ngwenya Glass is still run by the Prettejohn family, employs over 70 people and supplies customers with its creations worldwide. For Ngwenya Glass ‘green’ is a way of life. Environmental considerations are integral to … Continue reading "Celebrating 30 years – Ngwenya Glass in Swaziland"Continue reading

Meet Get Paper Industries, our friends in Nepal

Meet Get Paper Industries, our friends in Nepal

Posted on 27/07/2017

Following the fascinating journey along Kathmandu’s crowded roads, and past temples and busy shops, we arrive to the warmest of welcomes from the team at GPI (Get Paper Industries). Coming from the bustle of Kathmandu, there’s a sense of calm at GPI, but what also comes across quickly is the strong work ethic, and a … Continue reading "Meet Get Paper Industries, our friends in Nepal"Continue reading

Celebrating a fairer future for South Africa

Celebrating a fairer future for South Africa

Posted on 14/06/2017

Our journey in South Africa is set against a backdrop of truly stunning scenery, but this trip is far more than just seeing the sights. As we discover the lingering impacts of years of apartheid, we celebrate the role of fair trade as the country works towards a more equal and fairer future. Our 14 day … Continue reading "Celebrating a fairer future for South Africa"Continue reading

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