World Fair Trade Day 2014 Press Release
Fair Trade consumers and producers are the drivers of the growing Fair Trade industry. Fair Trade producers and the people buying their products are the real drivers of the growth of Fair Trade. Backed by promoters, advocates and hundreds of thousands of volunteers all over the globe, Fair Trade has become the leading movement promoting social justice today. World Fair Trade Day, on 10th May is a global day to celebrate this.
Sunila is forty years old and resides in a squatter settlement at Tajpur Pahadi, Badarpur in South Delhi. She has four children (three daughters and a son). Her husband, Mr. Mahesh Chand works as a security guard in a company and he doesn’t earn enough money to take care of the family. Therefore, Tara also supported Sunila to set up a gas filling shop from her house through its Micro Finance programme.
Success Stories: Education Sponsorship
Three years ago Soni was enrolled under Tara education sponsorship programme. The purpose of the sponsorship programme is to provide the education support to the needy and deserving marginalized children, who are prone to child labour. Today Soni is 11 years old. She has three brothers and one sister. Her father works as a mechanic – not a very steady job in this part of India.