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Product Design and Development Workshop

Text and pictures by Sotiria and Elisa On 5-6 July, the Product Design and Development Workshop took place in the village hall of Mae See Pee Tai. The aim of the training was for the women to learn how to reproduce new Karen designs, which were made in the refugee camp, whereas  new color-matching ideas proposed by […]

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Acting from “Within” as opposed to from “Without”

For both Sotiria and me, this is the first time to work directly in a rural community. We cannot speak Karen, and at the village, we do not have any interpreters and/or brokers to mediate between the community and us. There are some English speakers, but we do not feel like asking for too much […]

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What are we up to these days?

Greetings from Chiang Mai! Here are some of WEAVE happenings for June 2014! – Preparing our forthcoming Product Design and Development workshop with our partner EEPPOC Australia. Meet our trainer, Joanne Cotton from EEPPOC and wait for WEAVE’s new designs! – Meeting with our partner KNWO and the Women Study Program on refugee girls education project: – World […]

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WFTO has moved to Thailand!

WFTO Asia has found its new home in Chiang Mai, Thailand and new director in the person of Ms.Christine Gent. WFTO Asia is a consortium of producers, marketing and development organizations in the Asia Pacific region which commits towards enabling economically ​disadvantaged producers to improve their livelihoods through Fair Trade. By linking, promoting, and protecting the integrity […]

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