Beyond the Myths: Africa and Its Diversity

Beyond the Myths: Africa and Its Diversity

Take a look at memes on social media or listen to conversations of people around you and, if the subject of Africa comes up, you’re likely to hear plenty of misconceptions and wrong information! Even well-meaning and educated people believe myths about the African continent despite its diverse cultures, traditions,...

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Fair Trade Solutions for Gender Inequality

Fair Trade Solutions for Gender Inequality

Between 60-80% of the world’s food is produced by women who make up around 43% of the agricultural labor force in developing countries. This figure comes from Fairtrade International’s Equal Harvest report based on recent research. Despite this significant percentage, the women who are growing the food we eat own...

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GLOBAL GIFTS: Alternative to a Fast Fashion Diet

GLOBAL GIFTS: Alternative to a Fast Fashion Diet

You probably already know the hazards of regularly eating fast food. Heart disease, diabetes, and high blood pressure, not to mention digestive issues, can be the result.  Did you know that buying fast fashion can be hazardous too? The health and well-being of workers all around the world suffer because of the fast...

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