- 100% fair trade: feel good about how you are getting your products with 100% certified fair trade ingredients
- Everyday for everyone: for all skin types
- Equality- empowerment- beauty: all sales of Alaffia products contribute to empowerment projects to help break the cycle of poverty in Togo
Details: Fair trade is a movement of individuals and organizations working to ensure producers in economically disadvantaged countries receive a greater percentage of the price paid by consumers. While there are several definitions of fair trade, they all include: Fair Trade Price: base price for raw ingredients or goods is adjusted higher than open market price. Price Premium: a percentage above the base fair trade price is paid into a separate account for development projects in producer communities. Working Conditions: fair trade operators must adhere to basic human & labor rights, including the right to organize, no child labor, access to health care, and so on. Environmental Stewardship: fair trade organizations must minimize environmental impact. To Alaffia, fair trade means paying a fair price or wage in the local context, providing equal employment opportunities, engaging in environmental sustainable practices, providing healthy and safe working conditions, being open to public accountability, and reducing the number of middlemen between producers & consumers. We believe fair trade should be environmentally, economically, and culturally sustainable and give local communities the opportunity to self-empower.