World Fair Trade Day
Start date: Saturday, May 12, 2012
World Fair Trade Day is Saturday, May 12. This is a day to learn how you can ensure that others are receiving a fair wage for their products.
This bulletin insert from United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) tells the story of one woman who was helped through UMCOR’s fair trade partner, Prosperity Candle.
UMCOR provides emergency relief in many areas of the world. To find out more about UMCOR's ministries, visit umcor.org.
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