Generating Momentum engages Manitoba’s middle school and high school students, and provides educational resources to teachers.

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Featured Program

Fair Trade Sports Balls

Did you know that it takes 690 stitches to make a standard Size 5 FIFA soccer ball? This is very intricate work, so often it is done by children sometimes as young as 4 years old. However, there are now fair trade sports balls that are made by workers in cooperatives who have been paid a fair living wage, have access to clean drinking water & facilities with proper ventilation, and who are NOT child labourers.

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Issue Spotlight

Water

One of the key development issues of this century is access to clean, safe water. Water - although a renewable resource - is increasingly threatened by industry, overuse, and privatization. Access to clean water for drinking, household use and agriculture is a critical development issue.

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MCIC Fair Trade Manitoba Government of Manitoba Global Affairs Canada

This program was made possible with financial support of the Government of Manitoba,
and was undertaken with the financial support of the Government of Canada provided through Global Affairs Canada (GAC)