Childs Book Shelf – Boy Ted. This handsome chap is a big hit with our younger customers! We think he’s so cute. He’s brought to life by skilled artisans who hand carved his silhouette into the sides of this children’s shelf unit. He’s then hand painted in lovely vibrant colours.Ted is then finished with a natural wax, highlighting the grain and protecting the surface.
- Ethically sourced fair trade wooden shelf unit
- Due to the handcrafted nature of this item, sizes are to be used as a guide only and colours may vary from the photograph shown
- Coordinating children’s stool and chairs available
Delivery – via standard delivery
What is Fair Trade
The international Fairtrade system represents the world’s largest, and also most recognised fair-trade system. This is a global movement with a strong and active presence in the UK. Fairtrade is a movement for change that works directly with businesses, consumers and campaigners.
Fairtrade is about better prices, but also decent working conditions, local sustainability, and fair terms of trade for farmers and workers in the developing world. Workers who make items such as this Childs Book Shelf – Boy Ted.
By requiring companies to pay sustainable prices for items such as for this Childs Book Shelf – Boy Ted (which must never fall lower than the market price), Fairtrade looks at the injustices of conventional trade, which traditionally discriminates against the poorest, weakest producers. It enables them to improve their position and have more control over their lives.
With Fairtrade you have the power to change the world every day. With simple shopping choices you can get farmers a better deal. And that means they can make their own decisions, control their future and lead the dignified life everyone deserves. There are over 1.66 million farmers and workers in 1,411 producer organisations across the Fairtrade system. Buying Fairtrade is easy. There are over 6,000 Fairtrade products such as coffee, tea, flowers and furniture.