Made to feel good

Buying our products changes the world for good.

It’s not every day that the simple act of purchasing something makes the world a better place. The great thing is that when you buy products from Trade Aid you are doing just that. Every product you buy makes a difference for its talented maker.

To paint an even brighter picture, not only does fair trade make the world a better place for producers, it makes it better for consumers too. It changes the way we trade, the way we consume, and the way we interact with supply chains. Your small choices can make a big impact. How good does that feel? Find out more about how you can get involved.

We’d love you to meet some of the talented people who make our beautiful products. Their stories highlight just some of the many ways your purchases transform lives.


Meet Magdalena

Magdalena lives in rural Bangladesh. She has endured extreme poverty most of her life, devastating natural disasters, and war — which left her a homeless widow. Learn more

Meet Mestoyet

It’s early morning in a mountainous region of Ethiopia called Yirgacheffe. Mestoyet Feyesa gathers her schoolbooks … for her daily 2½ hour walk to school. Learn more

Meet Maly

Being poor and female in Cambodia is challenging at the best of times. But being poor, female and deaf is even more challenging. For Maly, this was her reality. Learn more

Meet Sok Marpha

Sok Marpha is a graduate of the Cambodian Handicraft Association (CHA), a Phnom Penh based organisation working to empower young women with disabilities. Learn more

Meet Angela

Angela is a member of UPAVIM, a co-operative of women, learning and working together to improve the quality of life for themselves and their families. Learn more

Meet Miguel

Read about Miguel’s story of change and see how being a part of APCO is helping to create a better future for himself and his family. Learn more

Meet Oliva

Oliva Kishero is the treasurer of Gumutindo Coffee Cooperative, learn about how Oliva discovered transparency, democracy and empowerment through being a part of her cooperative. Learn more

Meet Jorge

Jorge Luis is a silversmith, in a small rural village of Mexico. His story of change is more a story of remaining the same, or staying put. Learn more