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Win 3 dozen roses just in time for Mother's Day! Enter to win #FairTrade roses grown with love from One World Flowers here: http://fairtradeusa.org/moms#giveaway  #FairMoms

Win 3 dozen roses just in time for Mother's Day! Enter to win #FairTrade roses grown with love from One World Flowers here: http://fairtradeusa.org/moms#giveaway #FairMoms

William is all smiles while receiving a scholarship certificate thanks to a program supported by Fair Trade Funds.  Thumbs up to show your support for William, a future smart leader of Fair Trade!  Spread by www.compassionateessentials.com and http://stores.ebay.com/fairtrademarketplace/

William is all smiles while receiving a scholarship certificate thanks to a program supported by Fair Trade Funds. Thumbs up to show your support for William, a future smart leader of Fair Trade! Spread by www.compassionateessentials.com and http://stores.ebay.com/fairtrademarketplace/

October is Fair Trade Month!  Here are some beautiful graphics and suggested social media posts.

October is Fair Trade Month! Here are some beautiful graphics and suggested social media posts.

Tool 88, Microcredit, is  important in helping women, previously unbanked, grow microbusiness to expand livelihood. It is increasingly used to help households acquire things that pay for themselves by lowering expenses but are not affordable up front,  including bicycles, solar panels, biodigesters & even latrines. Microfinance institutions originally  lent money only for businesses but have expanded their services. Photo - a new microfinance client in Bangladesh: BRAC

Tool 88, Microcredit, is important in helping women, previously unbanked, grow microbusiness to expand livelihood. It is increasingly used to help households acquire things that pay for themselves by lowering expenses but are not affordable up front, including bicycles, solar panels, biodigesters & even latrines. Microfinance institutions originally lent money only for businesses but have expanded their services. Photo - a new microfinance client in Bangladesh: BRAC

Tool 89 in the #countdown is Savings. Low-income women have been excluded from formal financial systems; their saving habits were below the radar. Microfinance clients, required to open savings accounts, were surprising successful. The poor are disciplined savers, using a wide variety of informal savings mechanisms. Village savings & loans are simple to operate, managed by members with no overhead. They build members’ financial skills, lending money & earning interest. Photo: MABS, Colombia

Tool 89 in the #countdown is Savings. Low-income women have been excluded from formal financial systems; their saving habits were below the radar. Microfinance clients, required to open savings accounts, were surprising successful. The poor are disciplined savers, using a wide variety of informal savings mechanisms. Village savings & loans are simple to operate, managed by members with no overhead. They build members’ financial skills, lending money & earning interest. Photo: MABS, Colombia

Farmer Jesus Eimer & his children say Fair Trade has taught them to work together; working together you can learn everything." We couldn't agree more!

Farmer Jesus Eimer & his children say Fair Trade has taught them to work together; working together you can learn everything." We couldn't agree more!

See why @Heifer International believes in the power of #FairTrade: http://fairtrd.us/18q5VTK  #BeFair  Photo by Russell Powell

See why @Heifer International believes in the power of #FairTrade: http://fairtrd.us/18q5VTK #BeFair Photo by Russell Powell

Little Shirley is all smiles while drawing in a daycare supported by #FairTrade funds. When you choose Fair Trade Certified #flowers, you're supporting flower farm workers investing in their community!

Little Shirley is all smiles while drawing in a daycare supported by #FairTrade funds. When you choose Fair Trade Certified #flowers, you're supporting flower farm workers investing in their community!

Agweig Pauline, 28, is a budding poultry farmer in Bamenda, the capital of Cameroon’s Northwest region

Technology revolutionizes agriculture in Cameroon

Agweig Pauline, 28, is a budding poultry farmer in Bamenda, the capital of Cameroon’s Northwest region

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