Real Lives

Esther, Esme, Ben and Fred face a struggle to get by. They need to sell more as Fairtrade to meet their challenges and build better lives for their families and communities.

Fred Ejakait

Fred doesn’t know if he’ll find gold. And when he does, he risks being cheated by the middleman who buys it.

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Ben Moffat

Ben wants to increase his crop, but he needs to buy food, and so there isn’t enough to pay for the new tea seedlings.

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Esther Koskei

Coffee farmer Esther and her community are making a difference to their lives through Fairtrade – but there’s more to do.

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Esme Kamwende

Since working with Fairtrade, Esme has seen positive change in her community, but there's still a long way to go.

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