Celebration of all things Fair Trade – Fair Trade High Tea

The key Queensland event for the Fair Trade Fortnight 2010, Australia and New Zealand’s biggest celebration of all things fair trade. Enjoy delicious finger food, including cakes, scones, and sandwiches, accompanied by Fair Trade coffee and tea during this inspirational afternoon, with a glass of champagne on arrival.

Featuring International Guest Speaker, Kohinoor Yeasmin, CEO of Bangladesh fair trade organisation Tarango, and an Ethical Fashion Showcase. Kohinoor will be speaking on her personal experiences and the positive impact of fair trade on her country and the people in Bangladesh. Her work with some of the most marginalised women in the country has had considerable impact, giving many women their chance at independence and an education.

The Fair Trade High Tea will be held at the Arts Centre, overlooking the Brisbane River, St Margaret’s Anglican Girls’ School, Ascot on Saturday 8 May 2010, between 2 and 4pm. Tickets are $30 per person and can be purchased on line by going to www.qldfairtrade.org.au or contact us at qldfairtrade@gmail.com. For more information on this event or our guest speaker, please visit our website at www.qldfairtrade.org.au. Numbers are strictly limited so please book early to avoid disappointment! All proceeds from the event will be donated towards giving young girls in Bangladesh a high school education, for a chance many do not receive, and towards continuing to promote the fair trade message in Queensland.

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