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Celebrating women through Fair Trade

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7 March 20017, Culemborg, The Netherlands – The fight for gender equality at workplaces is far from over. The recent reports by UN Women show that women in economic activities continue to suffer various forms of discrimination and unequal treatment. They also highlight that their labour force participation has stagnated[1]. This reality has mobilised the Fair Trade movement to a renewed call to action to fight, harder this time, for the rights of women, especially those engaged in economic activities.

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looking after you summer skin

To start the year on a positive note it would be helpful if we feel good about how we look, so what better way than to start with a thorough body scrub to get rid of all the sun-damaged, dry skin after the holidays? It is a bit like cleaning house!

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We offer different scrubs and body polishes to choose from, Biologie Manketti & Starflower scrub, Biologie Baobab & Eucalyptus scrub or Kalahari Melon & Honeybush body …

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Proud moments

We are very proud to be one of the three finalist for the 2016 Western Cape Premier Entrepreneurship Recognition award. The winner will be announced at a gala event on Wednesday 23 November and will receive a cash prize and an overseas trip in their relevant field.

“We are very honoured to be in the running for this award,” says founder and inspiration behind Rain, Bev Missing. “It has been hard work and a huge team effort to bring the company to where it is today.”

Rain started in Bev’s garage in Ladybrand nearly 17 years ago as a job creation and …

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Essentially oils

If all you ever did with your essential oils was to burn it, think again! Essential oils can be used in so many ways, it is literally an essential in your home. You can use essential oils to treat a number of ailments ranging from head-aches to stress-relieving to even getting rid of colds! But did you know that essential oils can also be used in your home?

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Here are some helpful hints for using essential oils in and about your home:

Use it as an all-purpose disinfectant: Just Add three drops of …

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Rain to sweep across America

Rain to sweep across America

Rain’s home-grown, hand-made African luxuries will soon be within reach of discerning customers across North America with the roll out of branded boutiques across the continent.

The proudly South African company has signed an exclusive licensing agreement with major US retailer, Surefoot, to open at least 70 Rain Boutique stores over the next 10 years in selected locations in the United States and Canada. Locations in New York City’s fashionable Upper East Side and in glamorous Santa Monica, California, are being considered for first phase store openings this year. The Manhattan store will be the second in the city where Rain’s …

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