Tag Archives: Uganda

How can business contribute to sustainable peace?

As someone that lived through 20 years of civil wars in Idi Amin’s Uganda etc, I can say that my experience of both poverty and absence of peace is hard earned. Business needs certain conditions or the right environment to … Continue reading

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Ethical gifts at ethnic supplies

We have travelled through East Africa andMadagascar to bring you the best African textile and handicrafts from female producers who cut, sew, knit and bead. Because our products are handmade there maybe a variation in size or the slight imperfection. … Continue reading

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Mother’s day gift ideas from African Mother’s

Mothering Sunday is almost upon us.  I would like to suggest some ethical gifts handmade by African mothers that your mother might appreciate. The thinking behind this is to enable African mothers to help themselves out of  poverty. But please … Continue reading

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Is there a time to be Fair? Is climate change more urgent than global poverty or human rights?

These were the questions put to a panel made up of Kate Allen from Amnesty International, Andy Atkins from Friends of the Earth and Barbara Crowther from the Fairtrade Foundation last Saturday( 28 February 2009) night in Woking Surrey. These are … Continue reading

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Does Starbucks Really waste that amount of water

I read with interest the headlines yesterday 6 Oct 2008 that Starbucks was wasting 23 Millions gallons of water. I am not sure whether this is true or not. I called up The Sun newspaper to verify the story as … Continue reading

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Radio Interview with the Blog Radio

I had the rare opportunity of discussing my work with the Canadian Unstoppable Coach Frankie Picasso and you can listen to that interview by following this link www.blogtalkradio.com/missionunstoppable addthis_pub = ‘ethnicsupplies';

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