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Group, East African artisans fight for living wage

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Holly Elzinga and Faustin Bukkedde designing clothes at tailoring workshop in Kampala, Uganda.

Holly Elzinga and Faustin Bukkedde designing clothes at tailoring workshop in Kampala, Uganda.

Photo by Denise Riesen Photography

Holly Elzinga and Faustin Bukkedde designing clothes at tailoring workshop in Kampala, Uganda. (Photo by Denise Riesen Photography)

On Worldview's Global Activism segment, Holly Ezinga tells us about her company Fair Earth, a socially conscious and earth-friendly company that produces and markets high-quality Fair Trade merchandise from East Africa.

They advocate fairness in the consumer market and provide sustainable income for East African artisans. All local artisans are paid a living wage. "Fair trade" aims to eliminate the injustices against underdeveloped and marginalized producer communities, training them in skills which lead to sustainable livlihoods.

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