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Café de Altura de San Ramón Becomes First Group of Independent Smallholders to Join Fair Trade for All Pilot Program

In San Ramón, Costa Rica, 550 small-scale growers, who each own between 1 and 5 acres of land, are the first group of independent smallholders in coffee to earn Fair Trade certification.

Guest post from Martin Connelly, President of The Little Red Cup Tea Co.

This guest blog post comes to us from Martin Connelly, President of The Little Red Cup Tea Company.  Read on to learn how the Little Red Cup was started, and why Fair Trade and organic are key parts of the company's commitment to sustainability.

Fair Trade Improves Lives with Safe Drinking Water

According to the UN, 2.5 billion people, including almost one billion children, do not have access to basic sanitation. Every 20 seconds, a child dies as a result of poor sanitation, adding up to 1.5 million preventable deaths each year. Although clean water is a luxury for many living in poverty, Fair Trade is a powerful way to change this story.

Guest Post from Santiago Halty, Founder & CEO of Senda Athletics

This guest blog post is from the Founder & CEO of Senda Athletics, Santiago Halty. He would really appreciate it if you supported his campaign to create a documentary about Fair Trade soccer balls.

Fair Trade USA's President & CEO Recognized for his Work to Fight Poverty in Farming Communities

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