Make Poverty History lays out its stall
Ann Keen MP shows support at the Bedford Park Festival
Hugh Caldin, secretary of Chiswick Churches 4 Trade Justice. Hugh was able to show Ann Keen and her husband, Alan, MPs for two Hounslow constituencies, the MakePovertyHistory stall at the Bedford Park Festival’s Greenday on Sunday 12 June.
With the MPs
and Hugh in the photograph (right) are Ros Lister and Audrey Hillis. They
were kept busy answering questions on fairer trade, selling the special
£2 book on “How You Can Help Defeat World Poverty in Seven
Easy Steps”, the popular and chic MakePovertyHistory wristbands
and chocolates and other goods made under Fair Trade conditions.
Chiswick Churches 4 Trade Justice is part of the MakePovertyHistory movement which aims to energize public opinion to demand fairer trade between the West and the poorest countries in the world, to promote the sale and buying of goods produced by Fair Trade methods and to reduce poverty.
by individuals, from working to become a Fair Trade Borough, to peaceful
demonstrations and supporting the Bob Geldof concerts, continues to keep
MakePovertyHistory in the news and brings results.