WHAT CAN THE AVERAGE PERSON DO TO HELP END POVERTY
- Buy Fair Trade products:
- for daily use, especially in foods
- for your own purposes
- for gifts for your family and friends
Expect all coffee shops to provide you with Fair Trade coffee;
For a $2 cup of coffee or tea, you should expect the best.
Be sure to ask “may I have a Fair Trade cup of coffee.”
Buy Fair Trade, for it helps poor artisans.
Buy Fair Trade, for it improves the environment. How, if a person is not poor, they have the money to own more books and to learn more about eco issues.
Buy Fair Trade, for it improves people’s health. If an artisan has more money, she can spend more money on preventive medicine and on child care.
Buy Fair Trade, for the artisan can then spend more money on healthy food.
Buy Fair Trade, for this step empowers women of poverty, the artisans.
Buy Fair Trade, for this step will put more money into the hands of the poor and they Will be able to give back more to their communities when they make a purchase.
Buy Fair Trade, for being a conscious consumer will create a sustainable job for an artisan.
When you buy Fair Trade, ask if the artisan has received a Living Wage.