Bangladesh Artisans

PrintSaturday, May 10 is World Fair Trade Day — a day when fair traders all over the world celebrate the positive impact Fair Trade makes in the lives of farmers and artisans in developing countries.






Ten Thousand Villages is proud to participate in this global event. Each store will be celebrating in their own way, but you can expect to find fun activities such as:

  • Henna tattoos,
  • African drumming,
  • Crafts for kids,
  • Staff and volunteers decked out in outfits from the countries where our artisans live, and
  • Lots of yummy Fair Trade food and beverage samples!

I’m told that May 10 is World Belly Dance Day, so I wouldn’t be surprised if there’s also some of that going on in some of our stores! (I know it’s been done before at our Calgary store on Fairmount Drive.)
In the coming days, watch for details on our national Facebook page and on your local store’s page.
And if you are able to join in the festivities, please tell the world about it on Twitter using the hashtag #WFTDay.


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