Established by Carina Bekkers in 2016, The Fair Trade Way works to build capacity for a fair and ethical world.
“I want to achieve a more satisfying and rewarding balance between work, family and friends. I believe that the key to get there is to collaborate at the right time leveraging my skills, knowledge and resources.”
Carina supports social enterprises in Australia an abroad as an advisor and mentor, and with new business initiatives. Recent overseas engagements include
Ethical Trade and Innovation
Carina trades art and craft as Sanaa Afrika online and at The Fair Trade Hub by leveraging capacity in partnerships at the right time, accessing opportunities in funding initiatives, and negotiating favorable arrangements to the benefit of every stakeholder.
Philanthropy and Volunteering
Carina is the co-founder of Hope Tanzania Australia, an education charity supporting disadvantaged children in Tanzania. She shares her expertise and knowledge in mentorship roles and on executive committees of local and national associations such as currently with the Fair Trade Association of Australia and New Zealand.