Certified Operator (Certification Applicant)Earthoil Africa EPZ Ltd. - Handler5 stars

Place, CountryNairobi, Kenya


Certified Productstea tree oil, tea tree hydrosol, avocado oilfair for life logo
Certification ProgrammeFair for Life - Social & Fair Trade Certification
Handling Operations
ChapterContent of the Fair for Life - Social & Fair Trade ProgrammeNormRating
4.1.1Fair Trade Sourcing1826
4.1.2Support and Promotion of Fair Trade Producers and Products67
4.1.3Traceability and Product Handling2021
4.2.1Partnership and Favourable Trading Terms3033
4.2.2Fair for Life Pricing and Fair Trade Development Premiums1617
Total Score Handling Operations104
Points Reached Last Year (Handling Operations): 94
Social Impact
Social Impact & Special AchievementsEarthoil Africa, together with its holding company Earthoil Plantations (EPL), is active in promoting Fair Trade products and principles to their customers. The producers and the impact of their activities in their communities are featured in their newsletters, data sheets, press packs, videos and website. Producers are provided: support in production planning, agricultural support and training where necessary and pre-financing before delivery (if requested).

Earthoil Africa with tea tree, intends to give the farmers a stable source of income – this is by providing them with all the tools and support necessary for growing their crop, together with a secure market and a stable price. It is expected that the benefits of the project not only reach the producers themselves, but also their workers and the whole community by following all the criteria established in the policy regarding working conditions and Fair Trade Development Premium administration.
Use of Fair Trade Premium The Premium Fund Decision Comittee KOOFA decided for the funds to be spend for the building of a community hall. It can in the future be sued for holding medical camps, training community students on computer classes, as library for community and holding meetings on literacy classes, entrepreneurship trainingsand others.

Reached percentage of the applicable Total Norm Points for the overall performance
Percentage116 %

Date of Certification
Last Update09.03.2016

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