Tag Archives: fair trade

Chai ni Mali – the Value of Tea

We are all pretty familiar with the value of tea in our own lives (where indeed would polite society be without it?) But one of the aims of the Lorna Young Foundation is to support small tea farmers in developing countries to receive the true value of their crop.

Not Just a Great Youth Enterprise Programme

The LYF’s Not Just a Trading Company is delivering real impact for young people and Fair Trade…..

Can Social Media Help Kenyan Youth in to Farming?

Joseph Macharia (project manager with the LYF in Kenya) explains his innovative approach to motivating young people in Kenya to work in agriculture.

Tackling Unemployment Through Fair Trade Community Enterprise

LYF trains refugees and local unemployed people in setting up and running community fair trade social enterprises

LYF at Oromo Community Gathering

LYF supporting Oromo Coffee Company at Community Event

Chocolat Author, Joanne Harris on Championing the LYF

Joanne Harris MBE, award-winning novelist has recorded a BBC Radio 4 Appeal message for the LYF.

LYF’s Smallholder Network – Delivering Tangible Results!

The LYF has now broadcast 27 weekly farmer radio programmes…

LYF’s Smallholder Support Network Demonstrates Real Impact with Kenyan Coffee Smallholders

One of the biggest problems facing poor smallholders in developing…

Real Dialogue about Fair Trade Choices

Great article from Chris Bacon, discussing the future of Fair…

Join the Fairtrade Debate

With Fairtrade reaching 25 years, there is a growing debate…