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Re-Launch and Behind The Scenes at The Little Fair Trade Shop

Re-Launch and Behind The Scenes at The Little Fair Trade Shop

WE ARE LIVE!

Hello and Assalaam Alaikum fair trade friends and supporters.

It's seems like a very long seven years ago when I first decided I wanted to start my own fair trade business. With much trepidation and excitement, tears of joy and laughter, here I am re-launching The Little Fair Trade website.

 

I am truly blessed to fulfil a life time ambition and am humbled that the Fair Trade industries finest pioneers and actors have supported my work in Dubai and the United Arab Emirates.

It's been a wonderful learning curve, I'm still learning!

Please enjoy the behind the scenes to our re-launch.


The list is long so I'll keep it short and sweet.

Sincere regards and best wishes to all my Fair Trade producers who supported me when I had nothing.

Much love and respect to Rita Verity (My Fair Trade Angel in Haworth),
Christina Longden (Kindred Spirit and Fair Trade Advocate),
Bruce Crowther MBE (My Fair Trade God Father),
Helen Barlow (Wonder Woman and Creative Genius),
Natalia Leal (Chief Executive at the WFTO),

Zehra Khan (Home Based Women's Workers Federation Pakistan),
Alistair Menzies (Commerical Director at Traidcraft),
Miranda Paul (Fair Trade Author and Advocate),
Caroline Lewis (Labour Behind The Label),
Fred Abeyeratne (Photographer Extraordinaire),
Saima Tahqiq (Super Chef and Fair Trade Supporter),
Feroz Khan and Chavi Sereviratne (Fair Trade Supporters) and my family particularly my long suffering husband Faisal.

You can read the recommendations and support letters from

Bruce Crowther MBE, Rita Verity, Christina Longden, Michael Gidney, Alistair Menzies, Natalia Leal, Caroline Lewis, Miranda Paul and Zehra Khan by clicking on the Fair Trade Recommendations button at bottom of our home page or clicking on this link.

https://www.thelittlefairtradeshop.com/pages/recommended-by

Thank you for reading!

Warmest regards and Walaikum Assalaam

Sabeena

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Re launch and Behind The Scenes at The Little Fair Trade




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