fighting poverty through trade

Traidcraft fights poverty through trade, helping people in developing countries to transform their lives.
Established in 1979 as a Christian response to poverty, we are the UK’s leading fair trade organisation. We run development programmes in some of the poorest countries in the world, and campaign in the UK and internationally to bring about trade justice. (Homepage).

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Address: Traidcraft, Kingsway, Gateshead, Tyne & Wear, United Kingdom, NE11 0NE;

About /What we do: Our mission is to fight poverty through trade, practising and promoting approaches to trade that help poor people in developing countries transform their lives … we combine a trading company and a development charity.  We build lasting relationships with producers, support people to trade out of poverty and work to bring about trade justice.  

What makes us different?

  • One of the UK’s fair trade pioneers, we go far beyond simply applying fair trade standards to our products. Innovating, campaigning, building lasting relationships with our suppliers, and engaged in a wide range of charitable projects as well – Traidcraft and our supporters really go the extra mile.

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