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During our most recent trip to Peru last year we developed the Ruthi collection which was launched in AW19.  Here's a little behind the scenes on how we developed the collection and the different processes involved.

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One of the things we love doin...

#Who Made My Clothes?

& why is this question important?

The Rana Plaza disaster in Bangladesh was when an eight story garment factory collapsed, killing and injuring thousands of workers on April 24, 2013. Despite cracks found in the factory's structure, garment workers...

At least 72 people have died in several days of floods and mudslides triggered by heavy rains in Peru.  

Last week I had a panicked phone call from Cristina, our project coordinator in Lima. I had seen a couple of things on Facebook about heavy rain, but as the story ha...

 

Earlier this year Just Trade were kindly given a donation by one of our lovely customers, Indigo in Oxford to invest into the communities in which we work. It was decided that the money should be given to the Association Vidas in Ayacucho.
 
In February Laura and...

 

The Royal British Legion was founded in 1921 as a voice for the ex-Service community as a merger of four organisations: the Comrades of the Great War, the National Association of Discharged Sailors and Soldiers, the National Federation of Discharged and...

Located on the very trendy and wonderfully diverse, Cowley Road in Oxford.  Indigo is smack bang in the middle of an exciting cultural hub of music, art and brilliant food.  The street is lined with independent shops, amazing pubs and music venues with a wonderful...

 

Since September 2010 IWM have ordered over 3000 of our crochet poppies. This has provided regular work for 8 women in La Tablada, Lima, Peru.  With the increased demand this year, we have trained another 5 women in another shanty town called California.

 

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