What is Fairtrade?
Fairtrade is a company that trades between countries. Fairtrade also gives farmers a fair days pay which gives them the right to a sustainable living and being able to send their
children to school. Fairtrade helps farmers in developing countries and producers get a fair days pay as well. When farmers can sell Fairtrade terms, it provides them with a better deal and improved terms of trade.
Fairtrade help farmers?
Fairtrade helps farmers by giving them a fair wage. Fairtrade also helps farmers by providing them with new skills such as designing. Fairtrade helps farmers by introducing new people to them and giving them a chance
to get to know them and work with them. It can also help the community because it will buy them a motorbike to get families to hospital, get the community a new school and get a school a new classroom. It also helps farmer’s workers get a fair pay because
they work hard, as farmers themselves. It helps farmer’s children get an education so they can get a good job when they are older.
What does Fairtrade do?
- Fairtrade pays the farmer a fair price for their
- Over and above the Fairtrade price the Fairtrade price the premium is an additional sum of money, which goes into a communal fund for workers and farmers to use as they see fit- to.
- It can improve their social, economic
and environmental condition.
- Farmers decide what is most important to them; whether this is education, health care, improving their business or vital infrastructure such as roads and bridges for their community.