Exclusive Roots – Fair Trade, At The Blenheim Palace Flower Show

June 13, 2013

Exclusive Roots, is holding a fair trade stall at the wonderful three-day flower show.

We are exhibiting and selling some unique fairly traded items from Africa, including home wares by Day+Molefe, antique linen bags, jewellery, and sculpture. Come and have a wonderful day out and see Exclusive Roots, fair trade summer collections!

10am – 5:30pm 21st / 22nd / 23rd June 2013

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http://www.blenheimpalace.com/whats-on/events/2013/762.html

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This Sunday: Poverty Reduction Through Enterprise

June 4, 2013

Poverty Reduction Through Enterprise

Sunday June 9th 2013

Professor Jane Conlon MBE Tabeisa CEO

Based in North Oxford, Tabeisa is a registered charity that seeks to develop capacity within poor communities to engage in commercial activity. The Tabeisa model of business support and trade development has been developed specifically to address the needs of marginalized groups who may have good business ideas or craft skills but have little or no experience of the techniques of entrepreneurship or the technical and financial aspects of establishing a growing micro-enterprise or small business. To date the charity has supported the development of over two thousand small enterprises and the work has been awarded a Queen’s Anniversary prize for “tackling the root causes of poverty.”

Tabeisa has established a trading arm, Exclusive Roots that buys directly from the producers that the charity has helped to support. Using real case studies Jane will describe the positive benefits that are brought about by directly trading with poor producers.

Free Talk – Everyone is welcome to attend, coffee will be served at 11:45am, with the talk starting at 12pm.

St Barnabas, St Barnabas Street, Oxford, OX2 6BG

Exclusive Roots looks forward to seeing you there!