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Valentine’s Day the Socially Conscious Way

ELVIA ALMACHI, 32, works at Agrogana, a Fair Trade Certified rose farm in Cotopaxi, Ecuador. Fair Trade is enabling her and her husband to go to school on weekends. Both will soon have their high-school diplomas, and hope to inspire their two young daughters to live their dreams. “It is through these Fair Trade flowers that hundreds of families, like mine, continually improve our lives,” says Elvia.

MARIANA DEL JESUS MENDOZA (in the

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