Trade Aid Importers works with 65 partners in 28 different countries, each carefully selected for their ability to bring change to their communities.
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Democratic engagement by members at ASOBAGRI Coffee Co-op, Guatemala.
Voting for members of the Board of Directors and Commission of women
We travelled to meet 29 of these partners in their own countries and met another 8 partners at global conferences.
Lauren and Rosa visiting producers of CORR The Jute Works, Bangladesh.
Inherent in our trading model is action against climate change, reduction of greenhouse gas emissions and adaption to the impacts of climate change.
Farming coffee organically in Colombia.
Farming coffee organically in Guatemala.
Across The Trade Aid Movement we have 140 staff and 473 volunteers who promote trade justice in everything they do.
Volunteer Stefanie Harris of Wellington engaging with WFTDay 2018.
Making our own chocolate (the weight of 8 African elephants last year!) helps us add value to our partners’ products and push value back up the supply chain.
A stack of Trade Aid organic fair trade chocolate.
(That's nearly the weight of a space shuttle!) Located in our Christchurch warehouse, we have created a packaging unit to repackage our partners’ bulk product into retail units for sale.
Organic cocoa and drinking chocolate as packaged by Trade Aid.
Coffee beans in motion, destined for bulk sized 1kg bags.
Of our sales last year, 68% were wholesale sales, and the rest were from retailing online and through our 28 Trade Aid stores around the country.
Stuart McCallister, warehouse volunteer in Christchurch.
Being a member of the World Fair Trade Organization means everything we do here in NZ and across our supply chain, adheres to ten fair trade principles.
The WFTO ten principles of fair trade.