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Among the many, many things I enjoy about my new job at TransFair USA, is the excellent company of my co-workers. Two weeks ago we took advantage of the fact that 10% of proceeds that night would be donated to TransFair USA, and went out to dinner at Oakland’s Doña Tomás restaurant.
“Thanks to Fair Trade, my family now owns a house, all four of my children have finished primary school, and two are currently attending high school. Our situation has greatly improved.” Yldefonso Riva Trigoso, APARM cooperative, Peru
As I write this, children and adults in the U.S. from pre-school to college are going back to school. Having taught in public elementary schools, I remember very well the excitement and trepidation of late August.