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Fairtrade School Goal 3: Be committed to selling, promoting and using Fairtrade products

See how Bow Boys have been running a student co-op that sells Fairtrade goods.They called themselves Bow Traiders.

 
Find out how the students set-up and run their co-op.
 
See  interviews of a panel of students from Bow Traiders, a student co-op at Bow Boys School.
 
(Interviewed by Jordana, a Development Worker from Canada who has been working with Co-ops in Uganda, Kenya and Panama)
 
You will need Quicktime
 
 

Who are the Bow Traiders?
Starting the co-op
The role of Rothschild Bank
Why Fairtrade?
Issues for the students
Issues for the staff
The benefits of the co-op and its future

View a pdf of their Powerpoint about how they set up and issues arising.

*See in the School Action Guide
Section 1C - "Our School is committed to selling, promoting and using Fairtrade products" - on page 13
Section 2C - "How to sell, promote and use Faitrade products" - on pages 26-29

Goal

Evidence

3. Our school is committed to selling, promoting and using Fairtrade products

3A. Sales records or invoices of products bought for the school. (If this has not been possible, you must provide evidence of having tried, e.g. letters sent and replies).