Fair Trade Awards LK 05
The Chairperson of Fairtrade Africa, the network representing 860,000 Fairtrade certified producers in Africa, was among the special guests in attendance at the launch of Fairtrade Fortnight in Limerick today (Tuesday, 24 February 2015).
Chief Adam Tampuri from Ghana joined Fairtrade supporters from across Limerick and Ireland for the launch of the annual initiative which features a programme of talks and community events aimed at promoting awareness of Fairtrade and Fairtrade-certified products.
This week's launch of Fairtrade Fortnight also saw the winners of the Limerick Fairtrade City CommitteeÕs Poster Competition being announced. Targeted at schools and community development groups, first prize in the competition was awarded to Kamila Szymacha (Presentation Primary School, Sexton St), Aislinn Walsh (Desmond College, Newcastle West) and Ellen Henry / Meg Tomlinson (Scoil an Spioraid Naoimh, Roxboro) in second and third place respectively.
Attending the event were, Sr. Delia O'Connor, Dunston Burke. Fairtrade Ireland, Chief Adam Tampuri, Fairtrade Africa and Dolores OÕMeara, Chairperson of the Limerick Fairtrade City Committee. Picture: Alan Place/Fusionshooters.