• Effortless Dinning

    This hand carved shesham wood hospitality cutting board is the perfect item for dinner parties. Just throw some cheese bread with olive oil dip and wow your guests with your effortless style. Suitable for dinning and cutting. Hand craved in Hegaza, Qena, Upper Egypt.

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  • Meet the Women of Mottamadya

    Mottamadya is an area in Giza, an unplanned urban overspill of Cairo, inhabited mostly by immigrant, who work as Zabaleen, garbage collectors and were born in Upper Egypt. In an unconventional way to make a living, Zabaleen's family members, mainly women, work from home with Mottamadya's Women Association in the craft of traditional embroidery and sewing different folkloric products.

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  • What is Fair Trade?

    Fair Trade is a trading partnership, based on dialogue, transparency and respect, that seeks greater equity in international trade. It contributes to sustainable development by offering better trading conditions to, and securing the rights of, marginalized producers and workers – especially in the South.

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  • Naqada Woven Heritage

    The ancient town of Naqada, which lies on the historical West Bank of the Nile, neighboring ancestral Luxor, has been considered one of the weaving powerhouses of Egypt for as long as anyone can recall. Although this town isn’t a big tourist draw nowadays, the necropolis of Naqada was the resting place for entire generations of pharaohs more than five thousand years ago.

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Visit Our Shops in Cairo!

With over 500 fairly-traded products from all over Egypt, FTE supports 34 artisan groups, which translates into more than 2,300 individual artisans al...

What is Fair Trade?

Fair Trade is a trading partnership, based on dialogue, transparency and respect, that seeks greater equity in international trade. It contributes to ...