Burnham-On-Sea children to hold Fairtrade coffee morning
from Burnham-On-Sea's St Andrew's School children will be hosting
a coffee morning at St Andrew's Church in the town on Wednesday
children will be making and serving coffee to visitors to promote
the idea of 'Fairtrade', which they have been studying as part
of their lessons on global education. There will also be a quiz
organised by the youngsters, plus an exhibition for visitors to
Fairtrade promotes fairness in trading between the first and third
world and allows third world farmers to keep a larger percentage
of the price of their goods rather than it becoming a supermarket
Graham Witts said: "I am so pleased to welcome the children
to organise this event - we need to educate people of all ages
as to the true cost of our food."
like Fairtrade chocolate and so try to do my bit for supporting
third world farmers in this way. If we all purchased one Fairtrade
product a week it would transform the lives of so many third world
farmers who want a living wage - not charity. Having seen poverty
in Zimbabwe and Ethiopia, I know what I am talking about."
event will be held on Wednesday March 21st from 10am-11am when
all visitors will be welcome to come along and support the children.