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The Co-operative: tackling global poverty for a fairer world

The Co-operative: tackling global poverty for a fairer world

Find out more about how The Co-operative tackles poverty

31 October 2013

31 October 2013, Hannah Newcomb

Time 14:30 - 15:30

Duration 60 minutes

Cost Free. Donations to the museum gratefully received

Hannah Newcomb, International Development Manager talks about The Co-operative’ s commitment to tackling poverty since its founders, the Rochdale Pioneers, came together to take a stand against exploitation.

Today, The Co-operative is doing more than ever to help tackle global poverty, from its pioneering approach to Fairtrade, support for overseas co-operatives and partnership on lendwithcare.org – the innovative microlending scheme. 

Don’ t forget to visit our changing exhibition The People’ s Business – 150 Years of The Co-operative.  Follow @PHMMcr on twitter to keep up to date with the exhibition #coop150ex

Please note – this talk will now be given by Rebecca Forecast, International Development Adviser, in place of Hannah Newcomb who is now unavailable.

More information about The Co-operative and their 150 celebrations.

Suitable for adults

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