Look at this lovely Childs Plain Stool. The brown wax finish highlights the grain and helps to protect the wood.
- Ethically sourced fair trade children’s stool
- Due to the handcrafted nature of this item, sizes are to be used as a guide only and colours may vary slightly from the photograph shown
- Part of a range of children’s stools – available in various designs
This is not a flat-pack product and is made to last a lifetime. This item would be a lovely gift for a special occasion.
About Monkeypod wood
This is a tree with a 2-4 ft. diameter and a trunk of up to 70 ft. Derived from Costa Rica or the South Pacific, Monkeypod is an excellent choice for furniture and turned articles such as this Childs Plain Stool.
The woods offer natural density, which helps to combat staining. Both types of wood are hardwoods that have a resinous texture. A little cleaning care will make this item last for many years. so that this Childs Plain Stool can be passed down from generation to generation as a family heirloom.
WHAT IS FAIRTRADE
The international Fairtrade system represents the world’s largest, and also most recognised fair-trade system. This is a global movement with a strong and active presence in the UK. Fairtrade is a movement for change that works directly with businesses, consumers and campaigners.
Fairtrade is about better prices, but also decent working conditions, local sustainability, and fair terms of trade for farmers and workers in the developing world. Workers who make items such as this Child’s Plain Stool.
By requiring companies to pay sustainable prices for items such as for this Child’s Plain Stool (which must never fall lower than the market price), Fairtrade looks at the injustices of conventional trade, which traditionally discriminates against the poorest, weakest producers. It enables them to improve their position and have more control over their lives.
With Fairtrade you have the power to change the world every day. With simple shopping choices you can get farmers a better deal. And that means they can make their own decisions, control their future and lead the dignified life everyone deserves. There are over 1.66 million farmers and workers in 1,411 producer organisations across the Fairtrade system. Buying Fairtrade is easy. There are over 6,000 Fairtrade products such as coffee, tea, flowers and furniture.