Peter den Hond

FairMail

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Name: Peter den Hond
Organization: FairMail Cards
Website: http://www.fairmail.info
Title: CEO
Bio:
I am a visionary social entrepreneur with experience in setting up and running 7 social enterprises in Peru, India, the Netherlands and preparing one in Morocco. It is my passion to run a business with underprivileged teenagers and develop their creativity. I want to show the world that deprived but motivated teenagers can break the chain of poverty in a business manner by taking creative pictures of the beauty around them and selling it worldwide.

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Mar 09, 2012 / 0 Comments / in Fair trade

FairMail is a social enterprise producing fair-trade greeting cards. The pictures on the cards are taken by at-risk teenagers in Peru, India and soon Morocco too! The teenagers receive 50% of the profit made on the sale of their own cards. FairMail provides the teenagers with a free camera, photography training, medical insurance for their families and guidance in making their own future plans.

FairMail as social enterprise is tackling 2 social problems: