2008 - Visited Fair
2008 - Studied Islamic Banking and Insurance.
2009 - Established The Little Fair Trade Shop.
2010 - Featured in the National UAE Newspaper.
2010 - Visited Fair Trade Bali and producer group Arum Dali Mekar.
2011 - Participated at WOMAD, Abu Dhabi, UAE.
2011 - Visited Traidcraft, Gateshead, UK.
2011 - Conducted interviews with Sabah Pakistan Rawalpindi, The Dominion Traders and other NGOs in Karachi.
2011 - Met with Miki Mistrati, the producer of The Dark Side of Chocolate.
2011 - 2013 - Traded at the Ripe Market, Dubai and Abu Dhabi, UAE.
2012 - Completed my first "Six Items Challenge" for Labour Behind The Label.
2012 - Visited The FIG Tree Garstang, UK and met with Bruce Crowther MBE and Rita Verity.
2012 - Completed 10km run for breast cancer. Nights of Neon for The Christie Manchester.
2012 - 2015 - The business became a secondary concern as caring for my mother was my main priority.
2012 - Attended the Fairtrade Annual Supporters Conference, London, UK.
2013 - Fairtrade interviews of Mrs Nisreen and The Dominion Traders featured on the Royal Society of Arts website.
2013 - Visited Sonia's Smiles and Rita Verity, Haworth.
2013 - Presented fairtrade to my primary school, The Old Moat Primary School in Manchester, UK.
2013 - Attended the Fairtrade Annual Supporters Conference, Kensington Town Hall, London, UK
2014 - Conducted a live Skype fairtrade presentation with ESOL students at Hugh Baird College, Liverpool, UK.
2014 - Visited Hadeel Palcraft, Edinburgh, UK.
2014 - Visited Maximus and Selyn, Sri Lanka.
2015 - Started working on the re-launch of The Little Fair Trade Shop website with Helen Barlow at One Line Ethical Design Studio.
2015 - Interviewed fairtrade producers The Dominion Traders and other NGOs in Karachi.
2015 - Taught fairtrade to children at the Star International School, Dubai, UAE.
2016 - Presented Fair Trade to parents at the Home Grown Children's Eco Nursery, Dubai, UAE.
2016 - Relaunched The Little Fair Trade Shop website.
2016 - Began development of fairtrade sustainable packaging with a dual purpose:
1) implement Fair Trade Principle number 10 - protect the environment
2) in memoriam of my mother Mrs Meshar Mumtaz Bano who loved gardening.
2016 - Currently completing my five year Six Items Challenge.
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