Ealing Council held a Fairtrade craft fair at Perceval House council offices on the 10th and 11th December. Below are some photos taken by Jackie Whitaker of the beautiful items on sale.
Love That Stuff is a fairtrade shop in Brighton selling a variety of fairly traded clothes, accessories and homewares. The products come from different countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America – www.lovethatstuff.co.uk
To me their crotchet jewellery, made by Indian women lacemakers paid a living wage plus a social premium for health, education and training, is particularly gorgeous. The necklace below is available from www.fairtradecrochet.com.
WoW bags stands for ‘Wonders of Waste’. These vibrant bags come from the Philippines and are made from empty juice cartons. They are sold in London by local Hanwell resident Angie Harris.
Mamacha sells fairly traded, high-quality Peruvian knitwear: www.mamacha.co.uk. The company provides reliable employment to women living in impoverished parts of Peru.