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Fair Trade Breaks Poverty and Anti-Poverty Week in Dubai and the United Arab Emirates

Fair Trade Breaks Poverty and Anti-Poverty Week in Dubai and the United Arab Emirates

Fair Trade Breaks Poverty

Anti-poverty Week in Dubai and the United Arab Emirates

This week marks the beginning of anti-poverty week and I asked my good friends around Dubai to support the World Fair Trade Organizations campaign Fair Trade = No Poverty.

Using the concept of ‘Agent for Change’ (Fair Trade as an agent for change), WFTO’s formula to eradicate poverty: 

Fair Trade + Economic Opportunities = No Poverty  

For the campaign, the icons of Fair Trade Principle 1 and SDG goal 1 were implemented to represent the formula of change.

Saima Tahqiq and Me!

 

The World Fair Trade Organization started its global observance of anti-poverty week and asked other fairtraders to share their photographs.

 

Global Goals for Sustainable Development - Anti Poverty Week Dubai and the UAE with the Lilfairtrade Shop

 

Fair Trade Breaks Poverty in Dubai and the UAE!

Fairtrade Breaks Poverty interview for Anti Poverty Week by the Lilfairtrade Shop and Anna Sadeghpour Dubai UAE 

My heartfelt thanks to Anna Sadeghpour for featuring The Little Fair Trade Shop to mark the beginning of anti-poverty week in the United Arab Emirates through her wonderful blog AnaHata Dubai's Community Service Blog.

 

 Anna Sadeghpour supporting global goal 1 No Poverty for Anti Poverty Week in the UAE with the Lilfairtrade Shop

 Agent for Change Anna Sadegphpour supporting global goal for sustainable development 1 No Poverty

 

To read my interview in full please click on the blue link below.

http://bit.ly/FAIRTRADEBREAKSPOVERTY

 

Many thanks to all my friends in Dubai particularly the Super Sisters Dubai for participating.

 

Lamya Tawfik supporting global goal 3 for Anti Poverty Week in Dubai and the UAE with the Lilfairtrade Shop

 Agent for Change Lamya Tawfik supporting global goal for sustainable development 3 Good Health and Well-Being

 

 Ellen Van Dongan and her sustainable goals for development, Dubai, UAE with Sabeena Ahmed

 Ellen Van Dongan - Creator of Responsible Shopping Dubai

 

The Global Goals for Sustainable Development

Global Goals for Sustainable Devellopent - Anti Poverty Week in Dubai and the UAE by the Lilfairtrade Shop

 Global Goals for Sustainable Development Global Goal 1 No poverty - Anti Poverty Week in Dubai and the UAE by the Lilfairtrade Shop

 

Global Goals for Sustainable Development Global Goal 1 No poverty - Anti Poverty Week in Dubai and the UAE by the Lilfairtrade Shop

 

Sajidah Ali supporting global goal 1 No Poverty Anti Poverty Week Dubai UAE the Lilfairtrade Shop

Agent for Change Sajidah Ali

 

Global Goals for Sustainable Development Global Goal 2 Zero Hunger - Anti Poverty Week in Dubai and the UAE by the Lilfairtrade Shop

 

Global Goals for Sustainable Development Global Goal 2 Zero Hunger - Anti Poverty Week in Dubai and the UAE by the Lilfairtrade Shop

 

Irem Ahmed shows her support for SDG 2 Zero Hunger at Madinat Jumeirah Dubai September 2018

Irem Ahmed shows her support for SDG 2 Zero Hunger

at Madinat Jumeirah Dubai September 2018

 

Global Goals for Sustainable Development Global Goal 3 Good Health and Well-Being - Anti Poverty Week in Dubai and the UAE by the Lilfairtrade Shop

 

Global Goals for Sustainable Development Global Goal 3 Good Health and Well-Being - Anti Poverty Week in Dubai and the UAE by the Lilfairtrade Shop

 

Lamya Tawfiq supporting global goal 3 good health and well-being Anti Poverty Week Dubai UAE by the Lilfairtrade Shop

Agent for Change Lamya Tawfik

 

Global Goals for Sustainable Development Global Goal 4 Quality Education - Anti Poverty Week in Dubai and the UAE by the Lilfairtrade Shop

 

Global Goals for Sustainable Development Global Goal 4 Quality Education - Anti Poverty Week in Dubai and the UAE by the Lilfairtrade Shop

 

Fairtrade Breaks Poverty - Anti Poverty Week 2016 with Mrs Neelam Kachhia in Dubai and the UAE by the Lilfairtrade Shop

Agent For Change Mrs Neelam Kachhia

 

 Global Goals for Sustainable Development Global Goal 5 Gender Equality - Anti Poverty Week in Dubai and the UAE by the Lilfairtrade Shop

 

Global Goals for Sustainable Development Global Goal 5 Gender Equality - Anti Poverty Week in Dubai and the UAE by the Lilfairtrade Shop

 

Sajidah Ali supporting global goal 5 gender equality Anti Poverty Week Dubai UAE with the Lilfairtrade Shop

Agent for Change Sajidah Ali

 

 Global Goals for Sustainable Development Global Goal 6 Clean Water and Sanitation - Anti Poverty Week in Dubai and the UAE by the Lilfairtrade Shop

 

Global Goals for Sustainable Development Global Goal 6 Clean Water and Sanitation - Anti Poverty Week in Dubai and the UAE by the Lilfairtrade Shop

 

Sajidah Ali supporting Global Goal 6 Clean Water and Sanitation Dubai UAE with the Lilfairtrade Shop

Agent for Change Sajidah Ali

 

Global Goals for Sustainable Development Global Goal 7 Affordable And Clean Energy - Anti Poverty Week in Dubai and the UAE by the Lilfairtrade Shop

 

Global Goals for Sustainable Development Global Goal 7 Affordable And Clean Energy - Anti Poverty Week in Dubai and the UAE by the Lilfairtrade Shop

 

 Global Goals for Sustainable Development Global Goal 8 Decent Work and Economic Growth - Anti Poverty Week in Dubai and the UAE by the Lilfairtrade Shop

 

Global Goals for Sustainable Development Global Goal 8 Decent Work and Economic Growth - Anti Poverty Week in Dubai and the UAE by the Lilfairtrade Shop

 

Fair Trade Breaks Poverty - Anti Poverty Week with Yasmeen in Dubai the UAE by the Lilfairtrade Shop

Agent for Change Yasmeen

 

 

Global Goals for Sustainable Development Global Goal 9 Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure - Anti Poverty Week in Dubai and the UAE by the Lilfairtrade Shop

 

Global Goals for Sustainable Development Global Goal 9 Industry Innovation and Infrustructure - Anti Poverty Week in Dubai and the UAE by the Lilfairtrade Shop

 

 Global Goals for Sustainable Development Global Goal 10 Reduced Inequalities - Anti Poverty Week in Dubai and the UAE by the Lilfairtrade Shop

 

Global Goals for Sustainable Development Global Goal 10 Reduced Inequalities - Anti Poverty Week in Dubai and the UAE by the Lilfairtrade Shop

 

 Global Goals for Sustainable Development Global Goal 11 Sustainable Cities and Communities - Anti Poverty Week in Dubai and the UAE by the Lilfairtrade Shop

 

Global Goals for Sustainable Development Global Goal 11 Sustainable Cities and Communities - Anti Poverty Week in Dubai and the UAE by the Lilfairtrade Shop

 

Fair Trade Breaks Poverty - Anti Poverty Week Dubai UAE Anna Sadeghpour with the Lilfairtrade Shop 

Agent for Change Anna Sadeghpour

 

 Global Goals for Sustainable Development Global Goal 12 Responsible Consumption and Production - Anti Poverty Week in Dubai and the UAE by the Lilfairtrade Shop

 

Global Goals for Sustainable Development Global Goal 12 Responsible Consumption and Production - Anti Poverty Week in Dubai and the UAE by the Lilfairtrade Shop

 

Irem Ahmed shows her support for SDG 12 Responsible Consumption and Production at Madinat Jumeirah Dubai September 2018

Irem Ahmed shows her support for SDG 12 Responsible Consumption and Production at Madinat Jumeirah Dubai September 2018

 

 Global Goals for Sustainable Development Global Goal 13 Climate Action - Anti Poverty Week in Dubai and the UAE by the Lilfairtrade Shop

 

Global Goals for Sustainable Development Global Goal 13 Climate Action - Anti Poverty Week in Dubai and the UAE by the Lilfairtrade Shop

 

Irem Ahmed shows her support for SDG 13 Climate Action at Madinat Jumeirah Dubai September 2018

Irem Ahmed shows her support for SDG 13 Climate Action

at Madinat Jumeirah Dubai September 2018

 

 Global Goals for Sustainable Development Global Goal 14 Life Below Water - Anti Poverty Week in Dubai and the UAE by the Lilfairtrade Shop

 

Global Goals for Sustainable Development Global Goal 14 Life Below Water - Anti Poverty Week in Dubai and the UAE by the Lilfairtrade Shop

 

 Global Goals for Sustainable Development Global Goal 15 Life On Land - Anti Poverty Week in Dubai and the UAE by the Lilfairtrade Shop

 

Global Goals for Sustainable Development Global Goal 15 Life On Land - Anti Poverty Week in Dubai and the UAE by the Lilfairtrade Shop

 

Global Goals for Sustainable Development Global Goal 16 Peace Justice and Strong Institutions - Anti Poverty Week in Dubai and the UAE by the Lilfairtrade Shop

 

Global Goals for Sustainable Development Global Goal 16 Peace Justice and Strong Institutions - Anti Poverty Week in Dubai and the UAE by the Lilfairtrade Shop

 

 Global Goals for Sustainable Development Global Goal 17 Partnerships for the goals - Anti Poverty Week in Dubai and the UAE by the Lilfairtrade Shop

 

Global Goals for Sustainable Development Global Goal 17 Partnerships for the goals - Anti Poverty Week in Dubai and the UAE by the Lilfairtrade Shop

 

Global Goals for Sustainable Development What you can do - Anti Poverty Week in Dubai and the UAE by the Lilfairtrade Shop

 

How you can get involved...

Be an ''Agent for Change'' and take a selfie of yourself with the two icons below. Use the hashtag #FairTradeBreaksPoverty everytime you post your photos or anything about the campaign.

 

Agents for Change Sajidah Ali and Sabeena Ahmed Anti Poverty Week Dubai UAE The Lilfairtrade Shop

Agents for Change in Dubai!!!

When you've taken your selfie use the hashtag messages below to reach a wider audience in your city.

Sample Message for social media posts:  

#FairTradeBreaksPoverty through 10 Fair Trade Principles  

#FairTradeBreaksPoverty by empowering marginalised producers  

#FairTradeBreaksPoverty by empowering women  

#FairTradeBreaksPoverty through fair prices  

#FairTradeBreaksPoverty through fair wages  

#FairTradeBreaksPoverty through good working conditions  

#FairTradeBreaksPoverty thru Fair Trade Fashion  

#FairTradeBreaksPoverty thru transparency & accountability  

#FairTradeBreaksPoverty thru the WFTO Guarantee System  

#FairTradeBreaksPoverty thru the WFTO Label  

Be creative! Start your social media posts with #FairTradeBreaksPoverty…. and tell something about your experience how Fair Trade breaks the chains of poverty.     

Thank you for reading and taking part.

Best regards

Sabeena

 

Fairtrade Breaks Poverty - Anti Poverty Week in Dubi and the UAE by the Lilfairtrade Shop

 #FairTradeBreaksPoverty by empowering women

Photograph courtesy of Mr Feroz Khan and my Fairphone 2, 17,418 

Further Reading and Links

The World Fair Trade Organization and Anti Poverty Week

The Worlds Largest Lesson - The Global Goals for Sustainable Development

AnaHata Dubai's Community Service Blog - Fair Trade Breaks Poverty

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