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May 8, 2019 | Last Modified: 2020

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Genevieve's Fair Trade Village (GFTV) is a social enterprise focused on creating a fair trade environment that benefits artisans and craftspeople with disabilities, in the Siem Reap area.

Responsibility

The primary goals of Genevieve's Fair Trade Village are quite simple. First, that the artisan members and employees rise from isolation and poverty to living as productive members of the community making a living wage and helping to support their families. Second is the enterprise becomes self-sustaining as soon as possible, completely orchestrated by our artisans and staff. Third, the organisation serves as a platform for developing livelihood skills for people with disabilities.

Business Case

GFTV operates on a co-operative model, wherein, producers set their own prices and consign them to the Village to be sold. The producers receive 65% of the sale price, with the remaining portion being used to employ staff for the Village.

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Genevieve's Fair Trade Village (GFTV) is a social enterprise focused on creating a fair trade environment that benefits artisans and craftspeople with disabilities, in the Siem Reap area.

The primary goals of Genevieve's Fair Trade Village are quite simple. First, that the artisan members and employees rise from isolation and poverty to living as productive members of the community making a living wage and helping to support their families. Second is the enterprise becomes self-sustaining as soon as possible, completely orchestrated by our artisans and staff. Third, the organisation serves as a platform for developing livelihood skills for people with disabilities.

GFTV operates on a co-operative model, wherein, producers set their own prices and consign them to the Village to be sold. The producers receive 65% of the sale price, with the remaining portion being used to employ staff for the Village.

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