Gabriel’s success story: from the streets to professional photographer

Posted at 10 October 2018

We are often asked what the teenagers do when they leave FairMail and how we keep track of their progress. This is the story of Gabriel, undoubtedly one of FairMail’s most talented photographers. He was 14 years old when he joined FairMail, living in a local boy home. Last December Gabriel turned 19 and therefore […]

Tags: Juan_gabriel, Photographers, Teennagers


This Christmas let’s go fair trade! Brand new photo catalogue out!

Posted at 9 October 2018

If you want to surprise your clients, family, friends or colleagues this year, go fair trade with your Christmas cards! FairMail Christmas cards are not only a treat for your eyes but also a powerful choice to contribute to the personal empowerment of our teenage photographers. During the month of July, the FairMail teenagers have […]

Tags: Christmas, Christmas cards, Photos


FairMail Photography Trip – Huaraz 2018

Posted at 9 October 2018

January and August are without any doubt two special months for FairMail. We all look forward to these 2 months with anticipation because it’s when we leave the desert Peruvian coast behind and we embark on some crazy adventures on the Andes or in the jungle. We spent the first week of August exploring the […]

Tags: Photography travels, Teenagers, Trip


”How do you make home-made pasta?” – Kzanier asked.

Posted at 9 October 2018

In FairMail we do like to experiment, a lot. Be it with photography, craft, games or adventures. Trying out new things helps us step outside our comfort zone and gives us the chance to find out things that we love doing and realize our full potential. Most of the times our extra-photography activities are carefully […]

Tags: Learning, Teenagers, Workshop


Who is behind FairMail now?

Posted at 22 January 2018

After the announcement of the takeover, FairMail founders Janneke Smeulders and Peter den Hond have been overwhelmed with messages of support and they are very glad about it. We guess many of you are probably wondering: “who is running FairMail now?” Well, everyone please meet Kira, Federica and Natalia. Kira, Federica and Natalia met for […]

Tags: FairMail, Germany


Show your love with a sustainable card!

Posted at 22 January 2018

Nothing says “I love you” like a fair trade card! Thanks to the talent and creativity of our teenagers from Peru, India and Morocco, FairMail can offer you a wide range of Valentine’s cards to tell the people you love how much you care for them. It’s amazing to think of all the things that […]

Tags: Fairtrade, Valentine Cards


FairMail and Goldbek winning the 2018 “Hamburg! Handelt! Fair!” competition

Posted at 22 January 2018

2018 couldn’t be off to a better start! Last week the Hamburg City Hall hosted the final round of the Hamburg! Handelt! Fair! competition. The aim of the competition is to raise awareness on fair trade products and to implement effective marketing strategies to promote them on the market. Six teams of students from six […]

Tags: Award, Fairtrade


2017 Photographer of the Year

Posted at 22 January 2018

As every year, the election of the Photographer of the Year is always awaited with tense anticipation. This is a reward that all the teenage photographers aspire to, but what does exactly mean being elected Photographer of the Year and how does the election work? And most importantly, who is 2017 Photographer of the Year? […]

Tags: Peru, Photographers


Christmas in FairMail

Posted at 22 January 2018

A very special Christmas in Fair Mail! Christmas is all about sharing happiness with the people you love and that’s exactly what happened at the FairMail Christmas party in Huanchaco! The day kicked off with a very interesting workshop on feedback held by our volunteer Jet. The teenagers learned how to give and receive feedback […]

Tags: Christmas, Peru, Teenagers


New Online Fair Trade Christmas Card Collection

Posted at 9 December 2017

In our last newsletter you could already enjoy our newly printed Christmas Card collection. This time we are presenting you our on-line Christmas Card collection. With 4 great new motives you can now choose from 28 different Christmas Card motives to personalize online. After writing your fair trade Christmas messages, our partner Greetz takes care […]

Tags: Christmas, Christmas cards, Greetz



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