The World Fair Trade Organization's Communications team asked me to share the names of inspirational women in my life for International Women's Day 2020.
This years campaign hashtag is #SheEmpowersMe
I chose to mention 4 ladies and invited them to continue the video challenge.
Ms Christina Longden - The Lorna Young Foundation
Ms Samini Bibi - Sabah Pakistan
Ms Roopa Mehta (Apa) - WFTO President
Ms Moon Sharma (Apa) - Tara Projects, India
Many other ladies who have joined the video chain include:
Mellisa of Gone Rural (Eswatini)
Sophie of Sabahar (Ethiopia)
Irani of Crafts Resource Centre (India)
Fred Masinde of Undugu (Kenya)
Valerie of Township Patterns (South Africa)
Nawangsari of Arum Dalu (Indonesia)
Yolita of Pekerti (Indonesia)
And Saffy Handicrafts and Saffy Inc (Philippines)!
The WFTO community is full of inspiring women.
I wish everyone a very happy International Women's Day 2020
#EachForEqual and #SheEmpowersMe!
Love, peace and blessings
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During the last week of Ramadan 2016 on a bright hot sunny morning I took a flight to Beirut, Lebanon.
I'd never been to an International Fair Trade Towns Conference but was excited to know that I would be representing the United Arab Emirates.
This month I continued to heal from surgery.
Embraced Ramadan 2020 under Covid-19 conditions by participating in Observing Ramadan in Britain/Overseas Research project.
Supported World Fair Trade Day 2020, Dubai, UAE by recording a video and promoted fair trade artisans.
I was so excited and anxious to display all the beautiful WFTO certified products at Safa Park Dubai.
The World Fair Trade Organization's Campaign for World Fair Trade Day May 2009 was:
BEAT CLIMATE CHANGE
BEAT FINANCIAL CRISIS
BEAT A DRUM
09 MAY 09
A BIG DAY FOR THE PLANET
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