Posts with: Fairtrade Fortnight


Women’s Empowerment through Fairtrade

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Esther is an inspirational women to spend time with, I was lucky enough to do that last week. One could say that she is a living example of women’s empowerment. Esther is the chair of the Kabng’etuny Women in Coffee Association, a Co-op of 300 women in Kericho Kenya East Africa.  I’m sure many of… Read more »

Meet the Women who Grow your Morning Coffee

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A story of gender equality, coffee and climate change. Monday 6th March 2017 5.30pm to 7.30pm City Hall, 115 Charles Street Leicester, LE1 1FZ Fairtrade Leicester presents an evening with Esther Koskei, Chairlady of the Kabng’etuny Women in Coffee Association in Kenya. Come and meet this inspiring woman farmer and listen as she shares with… Read more »

What to do in Leicestershire and Rutland during Fairtrade Fortnight 2016!

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Here’s a little flavour of what’s going on in Leicestershire and Rutland during Fairtrade Fortnight 2016! Please note: most of these events are open to the general public but some are for specific groups (e.g. students, those working in the city centre); please ensure you check that the event you’re planning to attend is open to… Read more »

Meet Mohammed Hamada

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Mohammed Hamada is a father of 7, born and brought up in the beautiful ancient village of Burqin. Burqin is home to 6000 people, who between them farm over 19,000 dunums*. Known locally as “Arous Falastin”, or “Palestine’s bride”, in Christian tradition it is here that Jesus is said to have performed the miracle of… Read more »

Good neighbours become good friends!

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Here at Just we like to think of ourselves as good, if slightly nosey, neighbours! Having been part of the little retail community in St Martin’s Square for five years, we’re always keen to keep up with the comings and goings of the shops moving in and out. Imagine, then, our delight when we discovered,… Read more »

Fairtrade Fortnight 2015

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We’re big fans of Fairtrade Fortnight here at Just Fair Trade! It gives us a great opportunity to boost our day-to-day commitment to fair trade with some fun events, promotions and activities. We also love the opportunity it gives us to both support the bigger picture work of the Fairtrade Foundation and enable local groups to… Read more »