Workshop on World Fair Trade day

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On the occasion of world Fair Trade day, SETU conducted a workshop spreading awareness about the concept of Fair Trade and its importance in today's world. The session was organized at Chomu village, Jaipur, Rajasthan. The program started with an introduction on the basic Fair Trade model of doing business. How it is an artisan friendly concept and what are its implications in today's fast paced world. The ten principles of Fair Trade were also discussed. It was explained what the artisans' rights are & what they should ask for. SETU … [Read more...]

Celebrating World Fair Trade Day..

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World Fair Trade Day takes place on the second Saturday of May each year to bring together the fair trade movement in a global day of activation for real change. It is an inclusive worldwide festival of events celebrating fair trade's contribution to the fight against poverty, exploitation, and climate change. To celebrate the day, SETU organized an awareness workshop to increase understanding about the Fair Trade & ethical business concept among Blue Pottery artisans. SETU has been associated with these artisans for over a year. … [Read more...]

Celebrating Fair Trade Month at SETU….

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The month of October is celebrated worldwide by Fair Traders as the Fair Trade Month. SETU always tries to conduct some special & meaningful activity to mark the occasion. This time we conducted a series of skill development training programs for our underprivileged women artisans engaged in making upcycled products. The week long Training Program started from 16th of October and was organized in Jaipur for the under privileged women. These women live in slums, belong to male dominated, traditional households and are not permitted to go … [Read more...]

Fair Trade Awareness Workshop.. Celebrating Fair Trade Month.. :)

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Every year, the month of October is celebrated as the Fair Trade Month.. It's an extremely special time of the year when Fair Traders across the globe carry out activities to mark the occasion. To observe the day, SETU organised a Fair Trade awareness workshop at a women's self help group in the slums of Jaipur, Rajasthan. The group comprises of women artisans who belong to poor families. Their husbands are mostly labourers but are unable to fend for their families either due to drinking habits or due to lack of work. They belong to … [Read more...]

Fair Trade breaks poverty

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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 membership count doubled from 155 Fair Trade organisations in 2005 to 355 in 2014. In the same period, the turnovers of these members quadrupled from 136 million euros to 448 million euros. To ensure their way out of poverty, … [Read more...]

Celebrating World Fair Trade day at SETU

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Awareness campaign on Fair Trade The World Fair Trade Day is an initiative of the World Fair Trade Organization (WFTO) that takes place on the second Saturday of May every year. It is an inclusive worldwide festival of events celebrating Fair Trade as a powerful means of socio-economic transformation for the world's most vulnerable population. SETU observed the World Fair Trade Day by organising an awareness campaign on the concept of Fair Trade on 9th May 2015. The campaign was carried out at all the major tourist attractions of Jaipur … [Read more...]

Fair Trade Promotion Workshop for the educated youth : The torch bearers for tomorrow…

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The educated youth of today will be the torch bearers for tomorrow..and will lead forward the Fair Trade movement for a better society! With this view in mind, SETU organised a one day workshop on 7th January for spreading awareness on Fair Trade principles for the students of following renowned universities: • American Management students from Fordham University, USA • Indian Management students from EMPI University, New Delhi, • Indian Design students from Indian Institute of Crafts and Design, Jaipur The venue for the workshop was … [Read more...]

Spreading the word Fair Trade.. Celebrating World Fair Trade Month!

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Place- Indian Institute of Craft & design, Jaipur (Raj.) Date- October 15, 2014 To mark the ocassion of World Fair Trade month, a workshop spreading awareness on the concept of Fair Trade was organised at Indian Institute Of Craft & Design (IICD), Jaipur (Rajasthan) on October 15, 2014. IICD is one of the top most renowned Design Institutes in India and focuses primarily on crafts. The programme was organised by SETU in collaboration with Fair Trade Forum India, Jan Kala Sahitya Manch and Aravali Exports. The program started with … [Read more...]

Celebrating World Fair Trade Day!

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The annual day of celebration for Fair Traders is here! 10th of May 2014, today; is being celebrated worldwide as Fair Trade Day.. :) :) At SETU, we too celebrated the day but with a slightly different perspective... As Fair Traders, we all understand the importance of Fair Trade in today's times. The positive changes it brings in the lives of artisans are evident to us... but still many people are there who are not well aware of the concept. Especially the youth, who are so busy in achieving their personal growth in life that they are … [Read more...]

Pledge to support Fair trade….Signature Campaign

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On the occasion of World Fair Trade Day on 10th May 2014, a signature Campaign was carried out jointly by SETU Society & city based prominent NGOs as well as FTF-I members namely Jan Kala Sahitya Manch and Nav Srijan Societies at City Palace and Jantar Mantar Jaipur, Rajasthan. The campaign started at 10 in the morning and continued till 2'O clock in the evening. Members of SETU Society and the participating NGO members carried out the signature drive in which around 250 tourists took part. By signing the campaign, they pledged to … [Read more...]

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