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A new Deputy Manager for Fair Do’s

If you were following our news last year, you would have seen that we have been attempting to hire a new Deputy Manager for some time, but as with everything… Covid got in the way! But we are very pleased to announce that we have finally hired one! Sarah Naylor has just joined our team, and we are so excited for this new chapter of Fair Do’s. Of course, having joined during this pandemic, Sarah isn’
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We are Hiring (take 2!)

We are once again looking for a new member of the Fair Do’s team. We originally advertised this post in March but we were unable to complete the interview process due to the Covid 19 situation. Please get in touch if you would like to apply, we’d love to hear from you.
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Climate Change Coffee Project

Coffee and COVID-19 – life under lockdown in Uganda |Coffi a COVID-19 – bywyd dan glo yn Uganda. Published on June 2, 2020 Elen Jones  Freelance Consultant on Global Responsibility Coffee and COVID-19 – life under lockdown in Uganda.  Elen Jones is a long standing member of the fair trade movement, and she currently manages the Climate Change Coffee Project and volunteers for Eglwys Mynydd Seion, Ca
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Studying sustainability

Frances Marinetto, a local Welsh Baccalaureate student who recently visited our shop, explains her project on sustainability in fashion ****************************************************************************************************************************************************************************** Fair Do’s is one of my local shops; I have used it from a young age, noticing the uniqueness of the stock com
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What do we want? Climate justice!

This week, 20th-27th September 2019, people all over the world are joining in the Climate Strike movement. There is a growing momentum among all generations for this cause which calls for an end to the age of fossil fuels, and for renewed action to start to reverse the effects of climate change. Last Friday, strikers took to the streets of Central Cardiff and a few of our Fair Do’s team were there. Our Schools
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Back to the very roots of the Fair Trade movement – Ghana Blog part 2

Part 2 of Sue Fisher’s report from her ‘Meet the People’ Traidcraft trip to Ghana. To read Part 1 click here. Our next visit, while staying in Kumasi, was to the famous Kuapa Kokoo Farmers’ Union co-operative which supplies Divine chocolate. We started at the Co-operative House, a community centre in the village of New Koforidua, one of 200 communities supported by Kuapa Kokoo, where we met represen
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Back to the very roots of the Fair Trade movement – Ghana Blog part 1

Sue Fisher – a faithful volunteer, friend and supporter of Fair Do’s, reports on her recent trip to Ghana with Traidcraft… At the end of October this year, I was lucky enough to go on one of Traidcraft’s Meet the People (behind the products) tours. The 2-week trip to Ghana was a very varied and exciting itinerary with visits to Producer groups, many of their projects and places of work. These includ
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20 years of fairness/20 mlynedd o degwch

On October 23 2018, Fair Do’s/Siopa Teg celebrates its 20th anniversary. When we opened our doors on that first day in Llandaff Road, Canton, I never imagined we would still be here, 20 years later! So much has happened during that time, as we have evolved to take up new ideas and opportunities. Our total sales over the 20 years exceeds £2.5 million – wow! That has done so much to support the fair trade movement and
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Kilombero Rice is changing lives

It was such a privilege to spend time with Webster Kito, a rice farmer from Malawi, on his recent visit to Cardiff. Webster joined us with Tracy Mitchell, from Just Trading Scotland, who import the award-winning Kilombero Rice to promote the 90kg Rice Challenge and thank all those who have already taken part in the challenge. They were in Cardiff for less than 48 hours, but in that time, they met First Minister Carwy
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A new experience that changed my life…

Hiya everyone, my name is Margherita. I’m a nineteen year old student and I’m Italian. I’m here in Wales to do a work experience for my school and I choose Fair Do’s. I’m very happy with this choice because I discovered the true meaning of Fairtrade. I know that Wales is the first country in the world to become fairtrade. In Italy especially in our province there aren’t so many fai
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