Giveaway: Meet the Joobles! CONTEST CLOSED

Joobles are precious playmates from Peru where artisans have hand crafted a menagerie of animals under fair trade conditions, providing work and hope to hundreds of rural and urban Peruvians. That’s why their tagline is Responsible, Sustainable, Adorable™. Each incredibly soft animal is made with eco-friendly dyes and organic cotton grown in Peru. For parents hunting for eco-friendly toys, all of the Joobles are made with cotton grown without the use of pesticides, insecticides, herbicides, fertilizers, or other chemicals. Eliminating these chemicals is not only better for baby, but also for workers and for the environment.


There are 9 Joobles filled with personality and promise: Bella the Bunny, Buzzy Bug, Calley the Cat, Fair Bear, Icy the Penguin, Jiffy the Giraffe, Mel the Monkey, Mooey Cow, and Pip the Dog. Each Jooble retails for just $29 each!

What a great infant holiday gift!

Want to win a Jooble?

How to enter:
1. Visit Fair Indigo and click on the About Fair Trade tab. Tell me why fair trade is important.

Additional entries (please leave each entry in a separate comment):

1. Blog about this giveaway.
2. Follow me on twitter or Tweet about this giveaway.
3. Favorite me in Technorati.
Contest ends at 11:59pm CST on December 1st. Prizes not claimed within 72 hours will be forfeited. Contest open to all U.S. residents.
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Comments

  1. fair trade is important because if you work hard you deserve to be paid accordingly

  2. hippos toes says:

    You know how I feel about this :). Fair trade is so important because people should expect to work in good working conditions and be paid fairly for their efforts.

  3. Fair trade is important because it empowers developing country producers and promotes sustainability.

  4. It’s hard to believe fair trade clothing has lagged in the US. Of course UK surpasses us. Fair trade needs to be made worldwide. Why can’t more people be pro-higher wages? All companies should realize that it makes for a better working environment.

  5. Fair trade is very important, everyone deserves to be paid fair for their hard work 🙂

    I love the toy so cute 🙂

    You always have great reviews and giveaways!
    Hope you have wonderful Thanksgiving!!!

  6. Finleypotamus says:

    Fair trade is very important because hard workers deserve to be paid accordingly.

  7. fair trade is important..everyone should be paid fair wages and be treated properly MRS.MOMMYYATGMAILDOTCOM

  8. Fair trade is important because minimum wage hasn’t kept up with inflation.

  9. Everyone is treated to equal sya, as much as possible

  10. Fair Trade is a spectacular way for people to lift themselves out of poverty. We should ALL support artisans from other countries. cdziuba@aol.com

  11. Tara @ Feels like home says:

    Fair trade is important because every person deserves to be paid a living wage. I wish more people would pay attention to it.

    I love the little penguin!

  12. Nuts To You! says:

    Fair trade is important because people deserve to be fairly for the work that they do.

  13. Super Blogger Girl! says:

    it keeps the world free of sweatshops! it’s all about fairness for humanity.

    Jennifer.lleras@gmail.com

  14. It makes things fair to everyone. It makes working conditions better and everyone gets paid fairly.

    rebbi511 at peoplepc.com

  15. Fair trade respects the workers in developing countries by paying them a living wage and not exploiting their labor!

    Thanks
    foxsquirrelrabbit at gmail dot com

  16. Fair Trade is important because instead of employers being allowed to pay a minimum for the labor, employees get paid what they are worth.
    mommy2skie@yahoo.com

  17. because paying workers fair wages (and having work regulations) is important to protect children and adults from being abused.
    tvollowitz at aol dot com

  18. doozercries says:

    fair trade is good because it allows works to live a comfortable life. it gives them a chance to reach above the poverty level and provide for themselves and their family.

  19. I did visit the Fair Indigo website and looked around, although I didn’t need to read about Fair Trade. I’m a big supporter of buying fairly traded items. I cringe when I think about wearing or using something that someone — perhaps a child — created under poor working conditions for a salary that barely keeps body and soul together. Plus, fairly traded products, such as chocolate and coffee, often have ecologically sound practices behind them. Don’t mean to rant; this is a subject I care a lot about.

  20. cstironkat says:

    Fair trade pays people a fair wage so that they can sustain their family. I like Pip the Dog. Thank you

  21. piece of me says:

    Fair Trade is important because everyone deserves fair wages and good employment opportunities.
    livlifelov at yahoo dot com

  22. because we need to protect kids from having to work in other countries.

  23. Fair trade is important to support the workers in all cultures instead of simply slapping tariffs on slave labor items.

  24. because its the christan thing to do

  25. tatertot374 says:

    Fair trade is a rapidly growing movement dedicated to paying workers fair wages rather than minimum ones. This a wonderful movement. Thank you
    tatertot374@sbcglobal.net

  26. wow i love to try and win this and well i think thay are all realy cute and any one of them would do for me thanks

  27. It is important that people are payed a fair price for work. I know my husband has been taken advantage of many times as a carpenter, so I can’t even imagine what other countries do.

  28. CJ'SMOMMY*KIMBERLY says:

    Its important because people deserve fair pay according to their work.

  29. CJ'SMOMMY*KIMBERLY says:

    Its important because people deserve fair pay according to their work.

  30. This is a wonderful way to provide a way for mothers around the globe to earn money to care for their families and improve their lives.

  31. We need to remember that we’re citizens of the world and should respect the rights of others to receive a fair wage for their work.

  32. Fair trade is important from a human rights perspective because people all over the world deserve to be rightfully compensated for the work that they do.

  33. It is important because it pays workers fair wages rather than minimum ones.

    janetfaye (at) gmail.com

  34. Fair trade is important to give workers fair pay for their work.

  35. Tara @ Feels like home says:

    I Tweeted your contest.

  36. Wish I could be a little original in my response, but I agree with the comments already made. Everyone should be paid fair wages and be treated properly, that is the bottom line

    brn2lisn(at)gmail(dot)com

  37. valerie2350 says:

    fair trade is all about the ethical treatment of humans 🙂

  38. valerie2350 says:

    faved on technorati 🙂
    valerie2350

  39. valerie2350 says:
  40. SeahorseLady says:

    Fair trade is very important to make sure that people all over the world are paid a fair amount for their work. This would also help improve living as well as working conditions.

  41. Fair trade is important because when you work the hours you should get something in return. Very helpful and beneficial for everyone.

  42. I follow you on twitter.

  43. Fair trade is important so that developing countries and establish themselves in the world.

  44. If done carefully, fair trade does not have to cost more.
    Jennifer, jennem22 at yahoo dot com

  45. nannetterya says:

    Fair trade for fair wage

  46. Purplemommi says:

    Fair trade is important because you are paying workers what they deserve for their labor. That is why it is called “fair” trade, because it is just that.

  47. It is so very important that every worker gets paid fairly

  48. Diaper Cakes Becca says:

    ON a personal note….fair trade is important because what goes around comes around. If you don’t pay enough for your products…..it WILL come back to haunt you. Fair work deserves fair pay. If items sell for a certain amount, the workers should be making a fair percentage of the asking price.

    I am very glad to see this issue getting some attention. This is a very important cause…kudos to this site for spotlighting it!!

    (And aren’t those animals adorable, worth every penny of their asking price!)

    becca951@yahoo.com

  49. People get paid fairly for their hard work!

  50. masonsgranny59 says:

    Fair trade is very important, everyone deserves to be paid fair for their hard work 🙂 ty for the awesome giveaway and entry!:)

  51. Fair trade helps marginalized producers and workers move from a position of vulnerability to one of security and economic self-sufficiency.

  52. Christina says:

    Christina – xristya@rock.com – Fair Trade is important because it is dedicated to giving women fair wages, not minimum wage (which doesn’t even always happen in America!). I try to attend all the Fair Trade Fairs that crop up around the Xmas holidays in my city, and hope that others will also.

  53. Fair Trade raises the standards of living for these families and offers a comprehensive development of their communities. It offers true change, and not charity.

  54. justicecw says:

    Fair trade is so important because if you are willing to work hard then you should be making a liveable wage…it is the right thing to do! justicecw@hotmail.com

  55. blueviolet says:

    Fair trade is just the right and politically correct way to treat people.
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  56. blueviolet says:

    I follow you on twitter (blueviolet)
    doot65{at}comcast[dot]net

  57. blueviolet says:

    I faved you on technorati (blueviolet)
    doot65{at}comcast[dot]net

  58. artmarcia says:

    No one should ever have to work in a sweat shop.

  59. rosannepm says:

    “Fair trade is a rapidly growing movement dedicated to paying workers fair wages rather than minimum ones”. Like this concept as people are paid on merit what they are worth and what they work for rather than a standard rate for everyone. Encourages a strong work ethic something we often lack with minimum wage employees. rosans4@comcast.net

  60. Luck Happens says:

    Workers are paid and treated fairly for a hard day’s work – that’s what fair trade is all about. Thanks for the great giveaway!

    kellifrobinson2 AT gmail DOT com

  61. Luck Happens says:

    I blogged about your giveaway here: http://www.luck-happens.com/december-1.html

  62. Fair trade is important because it pays workers actual living wages.

  63. donna444444 says:

    So people have fair wages.
    donna444444@yahoo.com

  64. Good working conditions.

  65. Fair trade is important because it ensures that workers are paid and treated fairly.

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