Certified Operator (Certification Applicant)Agbanga Karite SARL4 stars

Place, CountrySokode, Togo


Certified Productsshea butter, shea leaves, shea nuts, shea nut residues, soap coconut, soap white, soap blackfair for life logo
Certification ProgrammeFair for Life - Social & Fair Trade Certification
Performance Rating
ChapterContent of the Fair For Life - Social & Fair Trade ProgrammeMaximumRating
1Core Principles and Values1818
2Commitment to and Management of Fair Trade Policy2713
3Respect of Human Rights and Decent Working Conditions260148
4Respect of the Environment10754
5Local Development and Community Relations1611
6Trading and Supply chain relations6537
8Traceability, Transparency and Respect of the Consumer2920
9Managing Certification and Performance4626
Total Score Performance Rating367
Certification for fair trade and responsible supply chains
Impact, special achievements & commitmentsAlaffia’s fair trade/social activities began the day their organization was founded in May 2003. They created their organization and its two-part structure based on the principles of fair trade and social entrepreneurship. Alaffia’s goal is to alleviate poverty and encourage gender equality through fair trade of indigenous resources such as shea butter and traditional soaps. Their social premium community projects were included in their initial business plan and structure and continue today. Alaffia believes investing in their communities is their moral responsibility and is necessary to ensure African resources empower African communities. Their empowerment programs include several education-based projects, maternal health, FGM eradication, eyeglasses and reforestation. Alaffia empowers Togolese communities to provide their skills and knowledge to the rest of the world and rise out of poverty. As of the end of 2018, their successes include:
• 5115 births funded
• 9592 bikes distributed
• 81073 trees planted
• 14 schools built

Reached percentage of the applicable Total Norm Points for the overall performance
Percentage63 %

Date of Certification
Last Update05.06.2020

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