I arrived in Bolivia’s coffee region for the first time in 2012 curious about the women working in Fair Trade coffee. Coffee is a much larger market than handicrafts and has been experiencing 20 percent annual growth for several years. Research showed that Fair Trade coffee farming improved the quality of life for families, providing children with better access to education and healthcare, communities with better infrastructure through improved roads and bridges, and farmers with technical training and support (Arnould et al., 2011). However, there had not been any studies done specifically on the women themselves. I was curious about who the Fair Trade coffee women were and how they viewed their Fair Trade experience.
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