Welcome to Aberdeen for a Fairer World.

Our Aim is to educate and enable people in the North East of Scotland to take action to create a fairer world

For more than 30 years we have been raising awareness, promoting understanding of global concerns and supporting active global citizenship.

Read our latest annual report, from 2017-18, here: AFW Charities report 2018

Currently We Are

Located on the second floor of the Girlguiding Aberdeen building, 45 Victoria Street AB10 1UX, our office offers advice, training facilities and a small resource library which is free to teachers, schools and the wider community.

Opportunities are available for volunteers

Aberdeen for a Fairer World MDEC appreciates all forms of volunteer help in our activities. We have projects in the office and off-campus that always welcome outside help. Please email montgomerydec@btconnect.com for more information or if you are interested in volunteering.

Our History

Founded over 30 years ago as the Third World Centre, running the first solely Fair Trade retail outlet in the Kirk of St Nicholas, our activities grew as we led the Aberdeen Fairtrade City campaign, achieving Fair Trade status for the city in 2004, and also developed the Montgomery Development Education Centre (MDEC).

Click here to read more of our history


Currently AFW’s education work is funded by the Scottish Government and the Department for International Development (as facilitators of the Connecting Classrooms through Global Learning programme in the North East of Scotland).


Membership is free to anyone interested in global concerns and keen to support our aims.

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For further info contact us at: afairerworld@btconnect.com or call 01224 620111