Fairtrade Fortnight - Bassema Deserves
Wednesday, 6 March 2019 | Joanna
Bassema Barahmeh is a farmer, board member of the Palestine Fair Trade Association, village council member and mother of four. In addition to being a noted expert in hand-rolling Maftoul, also produces organic Fairtrade olive oil, shells almonds, blends za’atar, and bakes pastries with other women to sell at local school canteens. Bassema lives in the village of Anza located 450 metres above sea level, one of the most scenic villages in Palestine and impacted by the Israeli Army's constant militarisation and land confiscations.
Watch Bassema's video here: