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Wouldn't it be great if all trade was fair? Kupendiza celebrates World Fair Trade Day 2019!

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Wouldn't it be great if all trade was fair? Kupendiza celebrates World Fair Trade Day 2019!

We are in love with this concept of the social enterprise, the business model built on market-driven solutions to social challenges. Kupendiza products come from Kenya, Tanzania, Nigeria, Guyana (South America), Mexico, and Maryland (right here in the good ol' USA). Women - ordinary women - suddenly had the ability to talk in real time on our cell phones, make friends, and transact business across the distance. Electronic banking now makes the exchange of money fast and inexpensive.

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5 Reasons to Shop with Kupendiza This Holiday Season!

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5 Reasons to Shop with Kupendiza This Holiday Season!

Let us count together... 1. Our Blowout 2017 Black Friday Sale From Black Friday through Cyber Monday, we will offer 3 DAYS of UNBELIEVABLE savings: A full 30% OFF on EVERYTHING IN THE STORE! That Le Look backpack you've had your eye on? Oooohhhhh yeah! Go for it.   2. We Will Support the "Future African Leaders Project" on November 28: Giving Tuesday On Giving Tuesday, November 28, 100% of your purchase will go to support the mission of African Women & Youth Initiative directly. This is the Future African Leaders Project, the orphan mission that has rescued many HIV/AIDS-affected children and youth in Nakuru. FALP provides food...

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It's World Fair Trade Day! Join Change Agents Around the World to Celebrate

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It's World Fair Trade Day! Join Change Agents Around the World to Celebrate

We are intrigued by this concept of "Fair Trade."  The very fact that it exists reflects the fact that traders have long sought to exploit the people they traded with. Exploitation became capitalism's brand. One of the things we are most proud of, we parents at Kupendiza, is that we see our children - the "millennials" - so reject this idea! The idea that for me to win, you have to lose. What rubbish!  Fair Trade, they say? What other way IS there to trade but to look for the win-win, the glorious intersection where all sides benefit, and where...

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