Certified Operator (Certification Applicant)Matunda Mema (T) Ltd.4 stars

Place, CountryKaragwe, Kagera, Tanzania, United Republic of

Certified Productspineapples dried, apple bananas dried, jackfruit dried, papayas dried, baby bananas dried fair 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 Values88
2Commitment to and Management of Fair Trade Policy2712
3Respect of Human Rights and Decent Working Conditions226156
4Respect of the Environment185144
5Local Development and Community Relations1310
6Trading and Supply chain relations6746
8Traceability, Transparency and Respect of the Consumer1711
9Managing Certification and Performance4635
Total Score Performance Rating458
Certification for fair trade and responsible supply chains
Impact, special achievements & commitmentsThe project has enabled about 300 registered farmers and 30 company’s staffs to access soft loans through established saving and credits schemes in their branches, water tanks for rain water harvest, improved stoves and water filters that do not require to boil water, improved income to registered farmers through guaranteed market of their produces and permanent employment to about 30 people who have been employed by the company.

The premium has been used to purchase CHEMA rocket stoves and Tulip water filters for farmers and company’s staff. Compared to ordinary stoves, CHEMA rocket stoves can either use fire wood or charcoal at a reduced rate by 54 % and it is environmental friendly as it does not emit carbon monoxide. Tulip filters can filter out color, particles, germs by 99.995 %, turbidity removal 99 %, Protozoa removal > 99.995 %. The filters don’t require boiling of water thus save time and energy resources.

Reached percentage of the applicable Total Norm Points for the overall performance
Percentage78 %

Date of Certification
Last Update12.02.2020

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