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Just in time for school, it's the newest addition to Fair Trade curriculums!
We have new Fair Trade lesson plans, teacher's notes, and student activities for both public and parochial schools. Take these to your favorite teacher this September as they are welcoming students back to the classroom.
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.