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How Fair Trade USA Gives Back

Fair Trade USA was established in 1998 by Paul Rice. He flew to Nicaragua in 1983 and recruited coffee farmers to sell their product on Fair Trade terms. The farmers loved the benefits they received, as their higher income allowed them to better their communities, and soon over 3000 families had joined Paul’s group. As soon as Paul returned to the US, he formally established his values into TransFair USA (now Fair Trade USA) in Oakland, California.

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