Speak up and judge fairly;
defend the rights of the poor and needy.
"Fair trade is doing good things here. The village where I live has one borehole and is to receive electricity. It is very exciting. We never believed this would be possible!"
Joyce Chilbouro, Kasinthula Cane Growers Ltd, Malawi
Established in 1979 as a Christian response to poverty, Traidcraft is the UK's leading fair trade organisation. Its mission is to fight poverty through trade, practising and promoting approaches to trade that help poor people in developing countries transform their lives.
More information about Traidcraft and its products can be obtained from its website.
Both congregations support Traidcraft with stalls as below:
- Polbeth Harwood each Sunday before and after morning worship
- West Kirk of Calder on the last Sunday of each month after morning worship