Certified Operator (Certification Applicant)Comunidad Aché Koe Tuvy 5 stars

Place, CountryVilla Ygatimi, Dto de Canindeyú, Paraguay


Certified Productsyerba matefair for life logo
Certification ProgrammeFair for Life - Social & Fair Trade Certification
New modules
ChapterContent of the Fair For Life - Social & Fair Trade ProgrammeMaximumRating
1Core Principles and Values1212
2Commitment to and Management of Fair Trade Policy2414
3Respect of Human Rights and Decent Working Conditions3120
4Respect of the Environment156128
5Local Development and Community Relations1611
6Trading and Supply chain relations6650
8Traceability, Transparency and Respect of the Consumer1712
9Managing Certification and Performance3830
Total Score New modules316
Certification for fair trade and responsible supply chains
Impact, special achievements & commitmentsThe Ache Koetuvy Community is an indigenous ethnic group in Paraguay, which in the 70s has had contact with the western world from the Atlantic forest, they are hunters and gatherers by nature.
The Ache de Koetuvy, made up of 55 families and Guayaki SRP have signed a written commitment in 2011, with a duration of 10 years that can be extended, in which they commit themselves to creating productive capacities and social development, guaranteeing the production of 60 hectares. of Yerba Mate, guaranteeing fair trade funds during the implementation of the project.
Guayaki pays and guarantees a differentiated price of 50% over the conventional price to guarantee this production system.
The permanent dialogue and the generation of discussion spaces is the path that is carried forward with the Aché community.
The actions are taken at community meetings, which are reflected in signed minutes and work plans drawn up together. The use and application of fair trade awards is discussed at community meetings.

Reached percentage of the applicable Total Norm Points for the overall performance
Percentage81 %

Date of Certification
Last Update24.10.2018

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1. Interest free loans to farmers and employees. Acess to free financial services to the un bankable community/farmers. 2. Repair of community roads-improvement in rural transport services to the whole community. 3.…
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