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March 2016 Newsletter Video Blog

March 2016 Newsletter Video Blog

Watch highlights of The Little Fair Trade Shop's March 2016 Video Blog featuring the re launch of the website, Fairtrade Fortnight 2016, the Six items Challenge 2016, Congratulating the WFTO and receiving the much awaited Fair Phone 2.

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My Fair Trade Journey - Sabeena Ahmed & The Little Fair Trade Shop Ltd

My Fair Trade Journey - Sabeena Ahmed & The Little Fair Trade Shop Ltd

I have been campaigning for fairtrade and ethical producers and ethical consumerism in my beloved home city of Manchester, London, Dubai and Abu Dhabi for the past eight years.

One of greatest accomplishments is converting my mother to fairtrade products.

It was a wonderful experience to meet Professor Mohammad Yunus at Salford University.

A privilege to discuss fair trade with Dr Jamil Sherif and Mrs Naseema Begum at the Muslim Council of Britain November 2016.

As the only fair trade campaigner, educator and modest retailer in the United Arab Emirates I have struggled to create a niche market for fair trade products.

Nevertheless, I have never lost heart and am more determined than ever to dispel the myth about fair trade being ''charity.''

I continue to educate people about fair trade artisans and groups by promoting the principles of a living wage, self-reliance, empowerment, transparency, environmental sustainability and dignity and self respect for all.

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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

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.

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Six Items Challenge 2015, 2014, 2013 and 2012

Six Items Challenge 2015, 2014, 2013 and 2012

As promised for all the die hard eco fashion warriors.

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Six Items Challenge 2016 with Labour Behind The Label

Six Items Challenge 2016 with Labour Behind The Label

Here I am for the fifth consecutive year participating in the Six Items Challenge with Labour Behind The Label.Every little helps and your donation will provide Labour Behind The Label the opportunity to raise awareness about the rights of factory workers and improve their wages and working conditions. Watch my video...

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Fair Trade Pioneers - Visit to Traidcraft, UK - 2011 & 2015

Fair Trade Pioneers - Visit to Traidcraft, UK - 2011 & 2015

My Visit to Traidcraft

I recently visited Alistair Menzies at Traidcraft's head office, Gateshead, UK and was invited to provide input for a video the Traidcraft team is producing for FairtradeUAE.

This was my second visit to Gateshead and I was interested to learn about Traidcraft's new initiatives and fair trade products.

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Sabeena Ahmed's fair trade mission

Sabeena Ahmed's fair trade mission

Dubai. In the midst of the bustling market on The Walk at Jumeirah Beach Residence, on a warm Friday afternoon, Sabeena Ahmed is telling passers-by the fascinating stories behind each of her handmade products.

Article source http://www.thenational.ae/

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