“We love to listen to our customers and for this reason we would be delighted to hear from you if you would like a bespoke fair trade product made especially for you.”

December 2016 Newsletter Video Blog Summary

December 2016 Newsletter Video Blog Summary

Sabeena Ahmed and The Little Fair Trade Shop at the Swiss Business Council Christmas market, Abu Dhabi - December 2016

Me at the Swiss Business Council Christmas Market, Abu Dhabi

 

Faitrade December

This December I received an email from Dr Sara Calvo, Professor at the Middlesex University to say I had won 3rd place in the International Social Innovation Challenge 2016 organised by the Middlesex University Business School.

Many congratulations and best wishes to the other winners Ms Palma Milicevic and Ms Emma Butler for their social enterprise ideas. I have attached my video submission for The Little Fair Trade Shop below for those who are interested.

Could I also praise everyone who entered the challenge, your ideas were inspirational and I am grateful to everyone for their support.

 

 

 

 

Swiss Business Council Christmas Market

From the 7-10 December I participated at the Swiss Business Council Christmas Market, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Sabeena Ahmed and The Little Fair Trade Shop at The Swiss Business Christmas Market, Abu Dhabi - December 2016

Me at the Swiss Business Council Christmas Market, Abu Dhabi

I would like to take this opportunity to thank Ms Engel, Ms Maager and the entire Swiss Business Council team for their wonderful professionalism and support. Many thanks to both Ms Engel and Ms Maager for asking about my asthma and health during the event.

Thank you Annie and Helen for designing and printing my beautiful silk banner and sign. It looked gorgeous.

The Little Fair Trade Shop at the Swiss Business Council Christmas market, Abu Dhabi - December 2016

The Little Fair Trade Shop at the Swiss Business Council

Christmas Market, December 2016

 

Thank you to all the wonderful customers and new friends for supporting The Little Fair Trade Shop and all the amazing fairtrade producers around the world.

 

 

 

World Pulse Profile

I finally created my World Pulse profile to raise awareness for fairtrade and ethical producers and ethical consumerism in the United Kingdom and the United Arab Emirates.

Please click the Lilfairtrade's first post ''My Fairtrade Journey'' to view photographs and watch artisans and producer group interviews.

 

As we end this year I would like to wish everyone a very happy, healthy and prosperous 2017.

Love and regards

Sabeena

 

December 2016 Newsletter Video Blog Summary

 

Further Reading and Links

The Middlesex University London Business School

Future Learn - Middlesex University London

Social Enterprise: Turning Ideas into Action and the Social Innovation Challenge

Swiss Business Council Christmas Market, Abu Dhabi, UAE, Facebook Page

World Pulse 





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THRIVE LDN - Great Mental Health Day Webinars January 2024 (English and Urdu)
THRIVE LDN - Great Mental Health Day Webinars January 2024 (English and Urdu)

My sister sent me links to webinars about Great Mental Health Day which took place 26th January 2024.

I am grateful to all the guest speakers and trainers who took time out of their busy schedules to talk about Suicide Prevention, Bereavement and Write to Speak Your Poetry.

Translation in Urdu

میری بہن نے مجھے عظیم دماغی صحت کے دن کے بارے میں ویبینرز کے لنکس بھیجے جو 26 جنوری 2024 کو ہوا تھا۔

میں ان تمام مہمان مقررین اور ٹرینرز کا مشکور ہوں جنہوں نے اپنے مصروف شیڈول میں سے وقت نکال کر خودکشی کی روک تھام، سوگ اور اپنی شاعری لکھنے کے بارے میں بات کی۔


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January 2024 - Newsletter Video Blog Summary
January 2024 - Newsletter Video Blog Summary

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year to all my fair trade friends and family around the world.

My right shoulder is still very painful and inflamed again and I have struggled to type this blog.

Despite my pain I managed to attend a webinar and record videos about PIE Community members expressing an interest to join.

I joined a couple of sessions about Mental Health and Suicide Training.

These sessions were organised by THRIVE LDN.

Translation in Urdu

نیا سال مبارک ہو!

دنیا بھر میں میرے تمام منصفانہ تجارتی دوستوں اور اہل خانہ کو نیا سال مبارک ہو۔

میرا دایاں کندھا اب بھی بہت تکلیف دہ ہے اور دوبارہ سوجن ہے اور میں نے اس بلاگ کو ٹائپ کرنے کے لیے جدوجہد کی ہے۔

اپنی تکلیف کے باوجود میں ایک ویبنار میں شرکت کرنے اور کمیونٹی کے ممبران کے بارے میں ویڈیوز ریکارڈ کرنے میں کامیاب ہو گی جو اس میں شامل ہونے میں دلچسپی کا اظہار کرتے ہیں۔

میں دماغی صحت اور خودکشی کی تربیت کے بارے میں کچھ سیشنز میں شامل ہوے۔

ان سیشنز کا اہتمام THRIVE LDN نے کیا تھا۔

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Expression of interest to join World Pulse's Powershift Inclusive Excellence Committee  (PIE) - February 2024
Expression of interest to join World Pulse's Powershift Inclusive Excellence Committee (PIE) - February 2024

During December 2023 I was invited to join the Powershift Inclusive Excellence Committee (PIE) ad hoc sub group to encourage and motivate new World Pulse Community members to join.

Despite my poor health and painful right shoulder I have recorded a video in English, edited it and added subtitles in English and Urdu.

Please kindly click below to apply as a member of the Powershift Excellence Committee.

Application Form link https://forms.gle/TUDeGiXwTtzqv4oh6

The date for the submission of the application form is the 2nd February 2024, but this date could be extended. 

I forget to mention in the video that Community members must adhere to the following criteria:

1. Applicants must be World Pulse Community Members for 2 years.

2. Applicants must be World Pulse badge holders.

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