SWIFT (Swaziland Fair
Trade): SWIFT is a member based organization
providing training, trade and advocacy to support businesses
through promoting Fair Trade for the sustainable socio-economic
empowerment of producers and communities in Swaziland. Shared
Interest has worked with SWIFT since 2010.
RWAFAT (Rwanda Forum for Fair Trade): Shared
Interest Foundation helped to establish RWAFAT in 2011 as a
membership network. At the end of a three year project to deliver
training to local producers, we wanted to ensure that there was a
local support provision beyond the life of the project. We continue
to work with RWAFAT today providing support to their members, and
to RWAFAT themselves.
Fairtrade Network): MFTN is the umbrella body for
Fairtrade certified producers and processors in Malawi. Shared
Interest Foundation have worked with MFTN to provide vital support
to producers when disaster struck in early 2015 as well as to
provide training and mentoring to their members.
Africa: Fairtrade Africa is the independent non-profit
umbrella organisation representing all Fairtrade certified
producers in Africa. Working with Fairtrade Africa enabled us to
deliver our first Access to Finance project across five countries
in East and West Africa. The project culminated in over £2.5m of
loan finance being approved to Fairtrade producers.
CLAC (Latin American and Caribbean Network of Small Fair Trade
Producers): CLAC is the Latin American Network that
gathers and represents all Fairtrade certified small producers'
organizations and workers associations, as other fair trade small
producers' organization in Latin America and the Caribbean. We are
currently working with CLAC to deliver a new Access to Finance
project in Peru and Columbia. Our first project in Latin