Lion Walk United
Lion Walk Precinct
Colchester’s Independent Fair Trade
A not for profit company run entirely by volunteers.
Fair Trade is a partnership between
producers, buyers, shopkeepers and customers. It works to
remove the disadvantages suffered by producers, to increase
producers’ access to markets and promote a sustainable and
fair income for the producers. Its mission is to promote
social equity, environmental protection and economic
security through trade.
Trading since 1995 as an independent company we at Traders
Fair have been committed to these aims and objectives.
We feel it is vitally important to involve
as many people as possible, either by becoming a member or a
volunteer or both, in the running of the company and in
maintaining the principles and ethics on which it is
We are proud to be founder members of BAFTS,
The British Association for Fair Trade Shops and Suppliers:
Membership is £5 per annum.
Your continued support means better conditions for some of
the most marginalised people in the world.
DEEL (formerly Development Education Essex
Ltd) is now part of Traders Fair World Shop. We work with
individuals, schools and community groups to promote
awareness and understanding of how global issues affect the
everyday lives of individuals, communities and societies
across the world.
for information about about our Complete Resource Loans.
We are very grateful to The East of England Cooperative
Society for their support over the years and to Lion Walk
United Reformed Church, Colchester for providing retail
space in their foyer and extra storage space in the
“Education influences and reflects the values of
society and the kind of society we want to be”
Values, Aims and Purposes, National Curriculum.
“Take every penny that you have set aside for aid in
Tanzania and spend it in the UK explaining to people
the facts and causes of poverty”
Julius Nyerere, former President of Tanzania
“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can
use to change the world”
The Traders Fair World Shop
based in Lion Walk United Reformed Church,
A selection of fair trade goods
including food gifts and cards at reasonable prices.