August 10th is unofficially National S'mores Day in the U.S. Help celebrate by making s'mores with fair trade chocolate.
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70% of the world’s cocoa comes from West Africa, where workers earn as little as $0.25-$0.50 a day. In addition to this, more than 2 million children in the Ivory Coast and Ghana harvest cocoa.
To ensure chocolate is made with slave-free labor, make sure and purchase fair trade. Looking for fair trade alternatives to chocolate? Check out Fair Trade USA’s list here.
Forms of Abolition:
Forms of Slavery:
Forced Labor, Bonded Labor, Child Labor
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