Research of local retails

Litoměřice Town together with pupils from Masarykova BS and Children´s Board made a survey of local retails to map the situation of fair trade products offer and learn what awareness about fair trade among retailers is. Each vendor in public restaurants , food stores and sports shops (together 70 shops) received an offer to join […]

Lectures for the public in Litoměřice

During February and March there were several educational lectures for the public in Litoměřice. Marcela Trejbalová and Iveta Dragoňová gave lecture on Malawi and local farmers participating in the fair-trade business. Renata Rokůsková gave lectures on development cooperation in Kenya. Participants had many interesting discussions queries; the atmosphere was very friendly and relaxed. [portfolio_slideshow]

The first Fair trade School in the Czech Republic!

Masarykova School in Litomerice officially became the first Fair trade School in the Czech Republic on 9 February 2012. This international recognition means they have joined a large chain of schools around the world promoting social responsibility and recognizing the fate of hard working people and children of third world countries. There was an official […]

European Tour Of Fair Trade Stakeholders From Malawi

“How do you get those nuts out of their hard shell?” This was one of the more easy questions to Grey Moffat Phiri of the Macadamia Growers`Cooperative Ntchisi. In end of May, the Malawian farmer had set off together with four local government representatives of Blantyre for a European roundtrip, in order to discuss about […]

Fairtrade presentation about Malawi

By Sam Budhdev 450 pupils of Masarykova elementary school in Litomerice attended an exciting presentation about a very interesting trip to an African country. Mrs. Dragonova, the school’s English teacher, took part in the project Aware and Fair taking her to Malawi to further promote Fairtrade both in the Czech Republic and also in other […]

Litoměřice is a Fair Trade Town!!!

As the first in the Czech Republic (also in the Central and Eastern Europe :-)), two towns fulfilled the requirements of the International Campaign and, on Wednesday, September 14, were granted the FairTrade Town status. So, Litomerice and Vsetin now stand alongside thousands of towns in the whole world – towns that, in their politics, […]

Fairtrade Breakfast Litomerice

On Saturday May 14, together with thousands of people around the world, next to their friends and fellows, the people from Litomerice showed their interest in Fair Trade and responsible consumption at all. With around 60 hungry, thirsty and Fairtrade-loving people it was great action. There was also a competition for the best fairtrade cake […]