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Paving the Way for Women in the Gem Industry, Thank You Auntie Shamsa

Jess Gantos | Apr 27, 2018 | Makers World
It has not been common for women to be miners in Tanzania, but there has been an increase of women miners over the years. Yet, still not as many as male miners.

Macdesa Fairtrade Gold Offered at Reflective Jewelry

Marc Choyt | Apr 27, 2018 | Ethical Outlooks
While large-scale mining is about the politics of greed, small-scale mining is about survival. In context of fairtrade, it is about the people of the land controlling and benefitting from the resources of the land!

Why Fairtrade Gold Costs More

Marc Choyt | Jan 17, 2018 | Ethical Outlooks
The bottom line: with Fairtrade Gold, the people of the land control and benefit from the resources of the land. And you as a consumer can be completely confident that you are making a huge difference to certified mining communities and purchasing the most precious gold in the world.

How Fairtrade Gold Empowers Indigenous Miners

Reflective Images | Jan 03, 2018 | Ethical Outlooks
The foundation of any ethical jewelry sourcing of precious metal is simple: the people of the land must be able to control and fully benefit from the resources of the land.


 

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