Speaking out for greater justice in world trade is an important part of what Trade Aid does.
What we mean by speaking out is enshrined in our charter in the following objectives:
How can we provide information or an educator for your group or event, based on our responsibilities to our charter?
Trade Aid educators are asked to look at which is the most appropriate approach for the situation required and to deliver information accordingly. This may involve one of a range of different activities or resources including:
Request resources or an educator for your group or event by clicking on one of the links above, or talk to your local shop manager about how your Trade Aid shop can help you.
National School Essay Competition 2013
Congratulations to the winners of the Trade Aid Essay Competition. The topic was "As consumers we all have power. Does this power come with responsibilities?”. This generated some very well researched and thought-provoking essays.
Winner Year 9 - 10: Matthew Young, Huanui College, Whangarei - Read Essay here
Winner Year 11 - 13: Claudia Russell Rangitoto College, Auckland - Read Essay here
Each winner receives $200 plus a hamper of Trade Aid treats for the school's staff room.
Thanks to all the students and teachers for their efforts in supporting this competition.