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Click here to visit the FAIR TRADE FAIR WEBSITE

As you know, this year's Fair Trade Fair is a bit different. In an effort to support Fair Trade vendors, adapt to the pandemic, and celebrate a longstanding event we love, we wanted to take the Fair Trade Fair online. Through an incredible partnership with Camosun College, we've created a Fair Trade Fair website where you’ll be able to purchase unique gifts for all of your loved ones! You have one full month to support these amazing socially conscious vendors! The green button above will take you directly to the Fair Trade Fair website, or you can enter:

· https://fairtrade.videa.ca ·

To celebrate the launch of the Fair Trade Fair website, we want to introduce you to some of this year's vendors. If you click on the buttons below, you'll be redirected to the vendor's page where you'll find the link to their shop!

Global Village Store

Click to shop Global Village Store

Global Village Store is a non-profit, volunteer-operated gift shop selling beautiful hand-made crafts, and teas from fair trade cooperatives around the world. They opened their first shop in 1988 in Victoria, BC. Recently, Victoria Global Village relocatde to a small pop-up inside Hillside mall! Check it out!

Aldea Maya

Click to shop Aldea Maya

Aldea Maya is a non-profit organization working in the Lake Atitlan area of the Guatemalan highlands. Aldea Maya has been working with students on Vancouver Island to design Holiday and Christmas cards. All proceeds collected through the sale of these cards directly funds Aldea Maya’s Education and Garden/Nutrition programs.

Canadian Women for Women in Afghanistan (CW4WAfghan)

Click to shop CW4WAfghan

CW4WAfghan has advanced education and educational opportunities for Afghan women and their families, and educated Canadians about human rights in Afghanistan since its founding in 1998. CW4WAfghan has collaborated with the Vancouver Island based Pottery for Peace for their Knowledge Tree Mug series. They will also be selling pashminas and jewelry.

Level Ground Trading

Click to shop Level Ground Trading

Level Ground Trading was started in 1997 with a mission to trade fairly and directly with small-scale farmers in developing countries. They've grown to import the annual harvest of 5,000 farmers from 10 countries in South America, East Africa, and South Asia. Level Ground Trading is a direct importer and wholesaler of coffee, tea, dried fruit, cane sugar, cacao nibs, vanilla beans, and spices.

Mondo Trading Company

Click to shop Mondo Trading Company

Mondo Trading Company was started by two sisters, Carolyn and Diane. Mondo Trading Company ethically sources from female artisan groups in underserved communities. Every purchase improves the lives of makers by supporting their craft and providing a fair, sustainable income, which leads to the empowerment of women around the world. They have a wide variety of products including baskets from Ghana, Kantha blankets, and olive wood hearts from Bethlehem.

The African Fair Trade Society

Click to shop The African Fair Trade Society

The African Fair Trade Society is a fair trade company that works with people in Senegal and Ghana to create Shea butter. The Shea butter is used to make products such as soap, shampoo, and skin lotion. Profits from the AFTS goes towards health and education infrastructure in the western parts of Africa.


Click to shop Dandarah

Dandarah is a woman-owned social enterprise based in Montreal, with a mission to support artisans and sustain traditional crafts. They work directly with economically and socially marginalized artisans in Egypt, mostly women and minorities, to improve their economic and social conditions. Their products include fashion accessories and home decor.

IndiArts Collective

Click to shop IndiArts Collective

IndiArts Collective was founded in 2016. They offer unique, quality handmade products that support and share artisans’ work from Latin America while spreading awareness of each product’s history and significance.

Lotusland Imports

Click to shop Lotusland Imports

Lotusland Imports has been around since 2011. They empower women and their communities to have greater involvement in the business and decision making. Their products include beautiful jewelry from East Africa, bags and goods from Zambia, and handmade 3D greeting cards from Vietnam.

World Pilgrim

Click to shop World Pilgrim

World Pilgrim is a private social enterprise registered in Canada. Their travels bring them the opportunity to meet talented artists throughout the world. They work with these artists by offering them fair living wages in exchange for their art. Their fair trade goods include carvings, jewelry, dreamcatchers, hummingbird ornaments, and weavings

Mosqoy Peruvian Textiles

Click to shop Mosqoy Peruvian Textiles

Mosqoy Peruvian Textiles is a registered charitable organization that sells hand-crafted textiles made by Indigenous Quechua communities throughout the Andean region of Peru. The team at Mosqoy takes great pride in being able to help increase financial autonomy in the communities with which they work

Simzi Crafts

Click to shop Simzi Crafts

Simzi Crafts is a fair trade vendor featuring ethically sourced, artisan-made products. With their own South African roots, they seek to empower African artisans by extending their products’ distribution and supporting sustainable income opportunities. They are showcasing traditional handwoven African baskets.

Victoria Grandmothers for Africa (VG4A)

Click to shop VG4A

Victoria Grandmothers for Africa (VG4A) is one of many Grandmothers to Grandmothers Campaign groups across Canada who fundraise for the Stephen Lewis Foundation. The Foundation in turn supports African grandmothers raising orphaned grandchildren through community-based organizations in 15 sub-Saharan African countries.

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