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ChrisLizLyser

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Review for Transfair Usa, Oakland, CA, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

Being donors and advocates of Fair Trade USA fits perfectly into our world view. Through travel to a variety of countries in the global South, we have gained an understanding of the devastating effects of the status-quo global trade model. We feel passionate about supporting Fair Trade USA because we see Fair Trade as an effective alternative. Instead of just giving temporary aid and creating a dependency relationship, the Fair Trade model empowers people and gives them the dignity of providing for their own livelihood.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

We have received inspiring and educational email and print communications from Fair Trade USA for years, and always learn something new from them. These materials have given us a better understanding of the Fair Trade model and its global reach.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

We are quite frankly surprised that the Fair Trade concept hasn't become more widely supported because it is such a powerful economic model. We hope the organization will find a way to get the word out more broadly.

Role:  Donor & We have been donors to Fair Trade USA for several years. Also, we love to buy Fair Trade Certified chocolate and coffee because they are high-quality products, and we know it’s for a great cause.