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BaSE Anti-Poverty week campaign

 

Fair Trade fights poverty! This year WFTO observes Global Anti-Poverty Week (16-22 October 2016) by promoting the 10 Principles of Fair Trade as means to eradicate poverty as desired by the first goal of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals – NO POVERTY.

BaSE and WFTO believes that the principles of Fair Trade are effective overarching tools to fight poverty.
Using the concept of ‘Agent for Change’ (Fair Trade as an agent for a change), WFTO’s formula to eradicate poverty: Fair Trade + Economic Opportunities = No Poverty
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Fair Friend 2016

Fair Friend 2016

BaSE participated in a delegation tour (27.08.-04.09.2016) including participation in the trade fair „FAIR FRIENDS 2016“ in Dortmund (01.09. – 03.09.2016).

The fair organized by GIZ, Germany. The tour focusing especially on socially and ecologically sustainable production and sustainable consumption (for example upcycling products).

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World Fair Trade Day 2016

World Fair Trade Day 2016

14th May 2016, BaSE Producers Celebrate ‪#‎FairTradeDay‬ with a human chain and a rally in order to promote Fair Trade and the good for the Planet.

The World Fair Trade Day, started in 2001 by WFTO members, is an initiative of WFTO that falls on the second Saturday of May of each year.

It is an inclusive worldwide festival of events celebrating Fair Trade as a tangible contribution to the fight against poverty and exploitation, climate change, and the economic crises that has the greatest impact on the world’s most vulnerable populations.

Trade must benefit the most vulnerable and deliver sustainable livelihoods by developing opportunities for small and disadvantaged producers.

WFTO-Milan Biennial Conference and Fair

WFTO-Milan Biennial Conference and Fair

BaSE participated in the WFTO Milan biennial conference and fair in May 2015. The conference was for 3 days and the fair is 4 days long. Through the conference able to meet the fair trade agents of change, fair trade friends.

Updated on fair trade movements and current issues. The fair gives a wonderful opportunity to introduce & create new friends and see old friends. Overall BaSE had successful participation.

BaSE Eye Camp Program

BaSE Eye Camp Program

BaSE has many producers working for about 37 years and more. Due to old age some producers suffering eye problems! So, BaSE took initiative to conduct an eye check-up with Khulna prominent Ophthalmologist.

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We are now Guaranteed Fair Trade Organisation

We are now Guaranteed Fair Trade Organisation

As you know BaSE is an active member of WFTO (World Fair Trade Organisation) since 1999. WFTO recently introduce Guarantee System (GS) which means that every member have to monitored and audited by the individual persons or professionals institutes for certain period.

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BaSE Producers Meeting

Producers meetings....

Regularly we conducted producers meeting to share and discuss works, problems, and its solutions.

Video: BaSE is a Fair Trade Agent

The baSE is a fair trade agent for change. BaSE speaks about the conference.

Magdalena Victoria Sardar [BaSE Producer]

Magdalena Victoria Sardar [BaSE Producer]

Magdalena Victoria Sardar is an active producer of the BaSE Muzgunni group. She started her working life in 1986 when she was living in a rented house with her husband’s family members.

Her husband, Gabbriel Sardar, worked in an NGO for a small salary of five hundred takas per month. Continue Reading…