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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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Honey, Blueberries & Dreams: The life of a Chilean Beekeeper

Honey, Blueberries & Dreams: The life of a Chilean Beekeeper

Posted on 30/09/2016

Under different circumstances Chino Henriquez would be described as a natural leader; however, this would conflict with the ethos of the co-operative of which he is General Manager. Instead, Chino sees himself as a cog in a system, incapable of completing his work without his team to back him up. Founder of the Chilean honey … Continue reading "Honey, Blueberries & Dreams: The life of a Chilean Beekeeper"Continue reading

Southern India: An Insider’s View

Southern India: An Insider’s View

Posted on 30/06/2016

Rachael and Simon from Traidcraft enjoy a Taste of Southern India! Traidcraft’s Product Manager Rachael Colquhoun and Key Account Manager Simon Pickersgill set off for India in January on a Meet the People tour. Rachael reports on the first week of their tour, revealing just how much of an adventure they are had… When I … Continue reading "Southern India: An Insider’s View"Continue reading

Western India: A sneek peak…

Western India: A sneek peak…

Posted on 29/06/2016

Alison Marsh headed off to Asia recently to explore our Western India tour. We caught up with her to find out how she got on: Few are strangers to the pearly white majesty of the Taj Mahal, just one of the amazing features you can discover during our Western India Tour. Whilst one of India’s … Continue reading "Western India: A sneek peak…"Continue reading

Producer Highlight: St Mary’s Embroidery and Tailoring

Producer Highlight: St Mary’s Embroidery and Tailoring

Posted on 29/06/2016

Where: India Trip: Crafts and Cotton of Western India How did the project start? This embroidery project was set up up in 1970 in the slum area of Gomtipur, Ahmedabad. It grew from work of the Spanish Dominican sisters who arrived in Ahmedabad in 1954. The sisters of St Mary’s are therefore both Indian and … Continue reading "Producer Highlight: St Mary’s Embroidery and Tailoring"Continue reading

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