This fair trade item will add character to any room in your home. This lovely Wooden Standing Giraffe – 1.5 Meter is hand carved by one family, living in Bali, also to note that we have been working with them for several years.
These giraffes are hand carved from sustainable albesia wood. This is a fast-growing sustainable soft wood. Albesia trees are known as being one of the fastest-growing trees. Some Albesia trees will grow to an average height of 70 feet.
WHAT IS FAIRTRADE
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 Giraffe – 1.5 Meter.
By requiring companies to pay sustainable prices for items such as for this Giraffe – 1.5 Meter (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 such as this Giraffe – 1.5 Meter.