Shop for Change celebrity supporters
“Having visited fair trade farmers in the field I strongly support Shop for Change and feel deeply for this initiative. Just by being conscious consumers we can make a big difference. Consumers should value the concept of fair trade, as we have the power to make a difference to the lives of farmers.”
Actress and former Miss India (1999), Gul Panag is well known for her roles in Dhoop, Dor, Manorama Six Feet Under, Summer 2009 and Rann. Through her organisation, The Col Shamsher Singh Foundation,Gul is also a dedicated social advocate and a committed Shop for Change supporter who actively promotes fair trade to her fans.
“Having grown up in a farming community, the challenges facing Indian farmers are close to my heart. I have visited the farmers that Shop for Change has certified and have seen the opportunity Shop for Change offers to make a difference to their lives. By choosing a Shop for Change Fair Trade certified product, the average consumer can make a meaningful contribution that helps farmers get more value for their hard work.”
Actor and award-winning photographer ParvinDabas is known for his roles in The Hero, Maine Gandhi Ko Nahin Mara, Khosla ka Ghosla, and the international hit Monsoon Wedding. Parvin exhibited a special photographic series of Shop for Change farmers at the Kala Ghoda Festival 2010. He has just directed his first film, Sahi Dhande Galat Bande, with which Shop for Change has associated.