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Fairtrade Eastern Africa | January 26, 2020

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Posts By Aplin

Riabai Dispensary has saved the community.

May 30, 2014 |

The Riabai dispensary based in Kiambu County registers more than 2,500 patients each month, who visit the facility with different cases, including maternal care, immunization, and HIV/AIDS Treatment.

With about 150 patients treated each day, the … Read More

Residents of Maua enjoy health services from Fairtrade Premiums through Kiegoi Tea factory ltd.

May 30, 2014 |

Steep hills, curving roads and poor transport were the challenges being faced by residents of Maua, where tea growing has been their major source of income.

Lack of enough health facilities made the locals walk long distances to the district … Read More

Kangocho Community Dispensary

May 29, 2014 |

Profile: Gikanda Farmers’ Co-operative

Kangocho Community Dispensary

Farmers: 3,000

Product focus: Coffee Location: Karatina, Kenya Type: Small producer – 3000 farmers Fairtrade certificate since: 2006

Challenge

The inconveniences of walking up to 9km to access medication had become too … Read More

Fairtrade brings relieve to pregnant mothers in Kipkoror.

May 29, 2014 |

A pregnant mother living in Kipkoror village in Nandi hills has high chances of losing her baby due to lack of medical facility closer to her.

The nearest town Kapsabet is about 20 Kilometers away, while the Moi referral hospital … Read More

Fairtrade premiums renovate Thenge-Ini Primary school

May 26, 2014 |

Thenge-Ini Primary school is regarded as a village school that is now an academy. Before Gikanda received its Fairtrade certification in 2009, the school’s hygienic and academic standards had dwindled. Jiggers had invested the dusty, impoverished structures, sending both teachers … Read More

Gikanda Farmers Co-operative Society brings schools closer to the people.

May 26, 2014 |

Education is the key to success, goes an old saying and to a child in Gikanda, education means having a school closer to the home and being able to complete the entire system.

Gikanda Farmers Co-operative … Read More

Fair dreams by poor children to be realized thanks to Fairtrade

May 26, 2014 |

For a student at Kapsoo girl’s secondary school in Nandi hills, a dormitory is not just a place to sleep. It is a special place to avoid defilement, bad weather and pollution from kerosene tin lamps.

Nancy Sugut a form … Read More

Premiums bring light to the community to boost coffee production.

May 23, 2014 |

Robert Ndirangu is a coffee farmer from Rumukia Co-operative. He has been carrying his coffee for more than five kilometers to deliver to the nearest factory. Each time he would limit the amount he could carry to the factory due … Read More

Premium Water saves mothers from long water journeys in Nandi Hills

May 6, 2014 |

The beautiful green hills of Nandi are a good training ground for the Kenyan athletes who climb and roll the slopes and valleys to win international middle and long distance races.

But to mothers, the hills … Read More

FMOEA board review progress and set strategies for growth

April 28, 2014 |

The Fairtrade Marketing Organization Eastern Africa Board held the last meeting for their term on 27th March with an agenda of reviewing the previous year’s targets and setting new objectives for … Read More