People in isolation everywhere have been discovering the joy of making and creating, from DIY projects around the house to learn how to make sourdough bread. I even dusted off the sewing machine! But for a wonderful group of women in Delhi, craft is not just for this pandemic time, it is their livelihood, their social connection, their hope for the best for their children’s future.
Mother's day is a special day to celebrate Mothers around the world. Today Uplift Fair Trade celebrates Shanthi. A Mother, a leader and a womenpreneur who has fought odds in her society/community to empower women.
Through all the hardships Sarita has gone through as part of a community and the global hardship we are all currently facing through coronavirus, Sarita keeps on smiling as the benefits of Fair Trade shine light for her future.
This is an amazing story focused on Fair Trade Organisation MESH and how this group supports artisans in India to continue working and creating sustainable livelihoods. This article is based on Fair Trade advocate Jacky Bonney, her role in MESH and how MESH aims to support their projects/groups during the Coronavirus.
A moving story/case study that informs us how our Artisans from India have been affected by the Coronavirus (Covid-19). This article reveals the benefits of Fair Trade and the importance of supporting artisans in disadvantaged countries. In this story, you'll learn more about Sjad Ali from Care Kashmir in India.