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Break the chains of poverty

Fair Trade breaks poverty  1 October 2015 (Culemborg) – Fair Trade breaks the chain of poverty. Fair traders around the world, together with small producers and backed by consumers, are breaking the chains of poverty.  Fair Trade is growing and that is our proof that we are gaining our fight against extreme poverty. The WFTO […]

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Who made my clothes?

Have you ever asked yourself this question?  The label doesn’t really tell the whole story, isn’t it? But the reality is, we as consumers give more emphasis on the labels of the clothes we purchase. “At the moment of purchase, most of us are unaware of the processes and impacts involved in the creation of […]

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2015 International Women’s Day

On the 7th of March 2015, the International Women’s Day (IWD) will be celebrated worldwide. Women’s Education for Advancement and Empowerment (WEAVE)Foundation has been working for more than twenty years, empowering refugee and displaced women and children from Burma as well as disadvantaged Hill-tribe women in Northern Thai villages.Through education, economic opportunities and other support, […]

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Why Early Childhood Intervention is important?

Childhood socioeconomic disadvantage is associated with reduced ability to benefit from schooling, poorer educational outcomes, a lower likelihood of continuing to tertiary education, and less job success. A poor education is associated with increased welfare dependence and lower skilled jobs with lower pay, helping to continue the cycle of disadvantage. Taking steps from an early […]

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WEAVE A Thread of Hope

“WEAVE’s economic empowerment work is complex yet absolutely essential in addressing the economic disempowerment of refugee and disadvantaged women and their communities through Fair Trade” – Mitos Urgel, Executive Director WEAVE Foundation. WEAVE A Thread of Hope

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