Fair Trade Bethlehem Supporting Palestinian Entrepreneurs
Fair Trade Bethlehem, a fair trade organization in Palestine, is devoted to creating entrepreneurial opportunities for the most marginalized people in their community. They support more than 50 women’s cooperatives, five cooperatives run by people with physical challenges, and more that 50 family-owned olive wood workshops. Fair Trade Bethlehem was the first guaranteed member of the World Fair Trade Organization in the Middle East. We’ll hear about Fair Trade Bethlehem’s work and challenges from its founder, Suzan Sahori, and one of her U.S. partners, the Reverend Martha Gillette, from Church of the Holy Apostles in Wauconda, Illinois.