When you shop with Fair Trade you vote for democracy – to expand the marketplace for a fair chance to all.
At the Friends of the Poor, we seek to support the disadvantaged’s ability to flourish through their work by selling their products through fair trade policy.
The goals of fair trade are as follows:
- Create Opportunity
- Develop Transparent & Accountable Relationships
- Build Capacity
- Promote Fair Trade
- Pay Promptly & Fairly
- Support Safe & Empowering Working Conditions
- Cultivate Environmental Stewardship
- Ensure the Rights of Children
- Respect Cultural Identity
When you shop at the Friends of the Poor, you help us achieve these goals!