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  • This beautiful cutlery is handmade from stainless steel and has a gorgeous recycled copper handle. 🍴🍴🍴
Handmade by skilled artisans working with Aspiration International, one of our fair trade partners in India 🙌🏼 All Aspiration copper products are made from recycled copper, and are guaranteed to have no traces of any heavy metals ✨
Available in-store and online ♥️
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  • 💫 Travel update 💫
Michelia, Trade Aid's Development Manager is currently catching up with old friends and visiting artisans working with UPAVIM in Guatemala 🙌🏼
📷: Michelia was lucky enough to be in the UPAVIM workroom when Bilba was making the first item of Trade Aid's order for 2019, a headband made from handwoven traditional Guatemalan fabric. Bilba loves sewing and is studying in her spare time to become a fashion designer. She says, It's good to have a dream, you should never give up on it.
  • Trade Aid Importers is a social enterprise. We are a mission-based organisation and we engage in commercial trading activities to achieve our aims and goals 🥅♥️ We are committed to creating a strong business for the benefit of everyone involved 💪🏼💪🏼 To make sure this is not at the detriment of any of our stakeholders we undertake social accounting to understand our impact at each point of our supply chain ⛓

Start a journey through our Social Accounts at our website ✨
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#TradeAid #FairTrade #NewZealand #FairTradeFashion #BuyFairTrade #Handmade #EthicalShopping #ConsciousConsumer #Inspirations #GetInspired #HandCrafted #WorldTextiles  #NewCollection #FairTradeCollection #Collection #Style #FairTradeFashion #SayNoToFastFashion #WorldTextiles #Collections #WorldTextilesCollection #Textiles #patterns #shapes #skill #10principles #WFTO
  • 💫 Travel update 💫

Michelia, Trade Aid's Development Manager is currently catching up with old friends and visiting artisans working with UPAVIM in Guatemala 🙌🏼 📷: Michelia and Lily. In 2016 Michelia interviewed Lily and she told us her very personal experience of how she had grown and changed through working with UPAVIM. (You can view this here 👇🏼 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CnYwM2R-FpI)

Michelia said it was wonderful to catch up with her again in 2019 and to find out that she is now the artisan representative whose role is to advocate for change to improve the artisans working experience. 
UPAVIM is a fully female artisan collective who through profits from their craft work are able to fund early childhood and primary education in their community. Check out our range of products from UPAVIM online or in-store.
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#TradeAid #FairTrade #NewZealand #FairTradeFashion #BuyFairTrade #Handmade #EthicalShopping #ConsciousConsumer #Inspirations #GetInspired #HandCrafted #WorldTextiles  #NewCollection #FairTradeCollection #Collection #Style #FairTradeFashion #SayNoToFastFashion #WorldTextiles #Collections #WorldTextilesCollection #Textiles #patterns #shapes #skill #10principles #WFTO
  • This Māori Language Week we'd love to learn how to ask for a fair trade coffee - can anyone help? 🤔 ✨ Whether you’re just starting your reo Māori journey — he tohunga kē rānei koe — engage in te reo Māori and be part of the revitalisation movement ✨
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  • 💫 Travel update 💫

Michelia, Trade Aid's Development Manager is currently visiting artisans working with UPA in small town Taxco el Viejo in the Guerrero region of Mexico 🇲🇽 📷:

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