Union Congregational Church      3 Norman Ave., Magnolia, MA

Fair Trade photo collage

We Can Be Doers

It is easy to become overwhelmed into inactivity by the quantity and diversity of social and economic injustice in the world. But there are easy, small steps that can be taken by any of us which will have direct results in the lives of the poor.

Buying Fair Trade products means workers get fair prices for their products and are encouraged to work in democratically run cooperatives.

Investing in institutions that offer micro loans means your money enables individuals to establish self-sustaining businesses in places where they have no other alternative for assistance - and you can earn a modest dividend in the process if you wish.

flickr photos by: Katorade, BrianBush, nancyelizabethpatterson

Invest in Lives

To learn more, or to jump right in and participate in these opportunities, check out the following links.

El Porvenir

Kijabe Children's Education Fund

New Horizons

Last Bell Ministries

Fair Trade

          - Learn about Fair Trade

          - Equal Exchange

          - 10,000 Villages

Micro Loans

          - Oikocredit

          - Kiva