Our UK flag began its journey at our member
event in Glasgow on May 9. Here is Managing Director,
Patricia Alexander penning the first message on the flag at the
One World Shop Business Manager Rachel Farey and Shop Manager
& Buyer Sue Muir ready to sign our UK flag.
Shared Interest Chair, Kate Priestly signing the flag at our
Ten Senses Africa (TSA) purchase, process and export Fairtrade
and conventional macadamia nut kernels to North American and
European markets. Ten Senses became a customer of Shared Interest
in 2010. Here they are signing our Kenya flag.
Ten Senses with our Kenya flag.
Martin Dartey, Managing Director of Monda African Arts signing
our Kenya flag. Monda is an eco-friendly company; they
recycle, re-use and re-design glass for beadwork. They have been a
Shared Interest customer since 2009.
Monda African Arts employees with our Kenya flag.
Coopalgsa is a first-level cooperative of cocoa producers from
Saposoa district, San Martin region, Northern Jungle of Peru and a
relatively new customer of Shared Interest. Here they
are signing our Peru flag.
Tocache is a first-level cooperative of cocoa producers
from North Peru. Here they are signing our Peru flag.
Adonten Cooperative are pineapple growers based in Ghana. Here
they are signing our Ghana flag.
Bomarts Farms Ltd was established in 1985 and later became
incorporated in 2001 to produce and sell fresh pineapples and
mangoes to the local and international markets. Here they are
signing our Ghana flag.
COOCAFE are coffee producers located in Santo Domingo,
Heredia, Costa Rica. Coocafe represents 3,500 farmers, including
256 women, and indirectly benefits 15,000 people. Here they are
signing our Costa Rica flag.
Here are COOCAFE with Regional Representative Marco holding our
Costa Rica flag.
Two months on from when the UK flag started it's journey, it is
filling up quickly with some great messages of support.
Messages of support from Scotland on our UK flag.
Signatures on our UK flag from our multilingual staff.
More messages of support on our UK flag.
Gabriel of customer Craft Aid Mauritius signing our UK flag on
his visit to Newcastle this July. Read more about Craft Aid
Sunderland Fairtrade schools signing our flag at an event at the
Stadium of Light.
Vice Chair Martin Kyndt signing the UK flag at the Board meeting
on Aug 7.
Board member Pauline Cameron signing our UK flag in our
Keith Sadler signing our UK flag at a recent Board meeting.
Board member David Bowman signing our UK flag in Newcastle. Read
more about our Board members here.
Ahafo Anon South Citrus Growers are citrus fruit growers based
in the Ashanti Region of Ghana. Here they are signing our
Citrus fruit farmers Assin Citrus Growers signing our Ghana
Mark from Fairtrade Yorkshire signing our flag at our Ambassador
event in Leeds.
Some of our Ambassadors signing our flag at an Ambassador event
in Leeds. Read more about our Ambassadors here.
Producer Committee for South America have been signing our Peru
Trinity Jewellery Crafts are a small jewellery making
business located on the edge of Kariobangi, one of the poorest
sections of Nairobi. Here they are signing our Kneya anniversary
Trinity Jewellery Crafts in Kenya with one part of our
Ambassador Bill Hutchings (far right) along with Justicia Fair
Trade shop have been signing our UK flag in Bolton.
UPPFL produce mangoes and cashews in Banfora, Burkina Faso. Here
they are signing our anniversary flag. Read more about
Our customer Association Ton are based in Niangoloko, Burkina
Faso, they were one of the first organisations in Burkina Faso to
dry mangoes as a means of preservation. Read more about ATN here. Here
they are signing our Ghana flag.
TradeAID Integrated is an NGO working to reduce poverty in
Bolgatanga, Upper East Region, Ghana. Here they are with our
Thanks to our supporters at the South Region Fair Trade
Supporter Conference in London for signing our UK flag.
Also thanks to our supporters at the Co-operatives South East
Board for signing our UK flag.
Here are coffee cooperative Coagricsal signing our Costa Rica
flag in Honduras.
Here are customer Cafel signing our Costa Rica flag in
Capripel with our Costa Rica flag in Honduras.
Coaprocl with our Costa Rica flag in Honduras.
Coaquil with our Costa Rica anniversary lag in Honduras.
Cocaol with our Costa Rica anniversary flag in Honduras.
Cocasam signing our Costa Rica flag in Honduras.
Cosagual with our aniversary flag in Honduras.
Here are our long standing customer Brazil nut producers Candela
with our Peru anniversary flag.
Kenyan customer Bukanzo with our anniversary flag.
East Africa Producer Committee with our Kenya anniversary
Customer Katuka signing our Kenya anniversary flag.
Kenyan customer Mabale with our anniversary flag in Kenya.
Customer NIHACOFA with our anniversary flag in Kenya.
Customer Rwenzori signing our anniversary flag in Kenya.
Our Costa Rica flag complete and back in the Newcastle office,
ready to be joined together with our other four flags for our AGM
in March 2015.
We now have three parts of our anniversary flag back in the
office, Costa Rica, Kenya and UK. Some fantastic messages of
support from all around the globe.
Our full anniversary flag is now back in the UK. The flag will
be joined together for our AGM in March.
See the journey the individual flags have taken here.