Bangladesh: Fair Trade Empowers Indigenous People

Safia's Blog tells how People Tree, a global fair trade group has worked with tribal and indigenous people of Bangladesh to “help support them and provide markets for their traditional textiles”.

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  • Pato

    I love to see how the indigenous people of the world are empowered through microfinance to be able to trade their traditionally made products.

    A community of indigenous Mayan Artisans in Guatemala produces woven scarves for Aldea Artisans ( http://www.aldeaartisans.com ). The website has great info about the community, and even brief biographies of each woman who produces their scarves.

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