Alaffia

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The power of Togo’s greatest resources, its people and its soil, transforms a community and a country

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Mission

Alaffia aims to empower the communities it works with in Togo.  Through the traditional creation of shea butter products, Alaffia seeks to alleviate poverty and empower women.  Alaffia’s work fosters skills development and entrepreneurial endeavors.  The goal is allow the people of Togo to share their vast traditional knowledge with the rest of the world through everyday skin and beauty products thereby helping to transform one of the world’s poorest nations into beautiful, prosperous Togo.

Impact

Alaffia’s empowerment programs touch every aspect of their community’s lives.  From education to maternal health to forest rehabilitation, programs organized by Alaffia have important impacts in Togo. Alaffia seeks to go beyond the basic tenants of fair trade pushing the principles of fair trade to new possibilities.  Alaffia’s impact is examined in greater detail in the information and videos below.

The Impact of Alaffia’s Empowerment Programs (Since 2003)

59,775 Trees Planted

12 Schools Built

8,253 Bikes Distributed

4.832 Maternal Healthcare Recipients 

34,640 School Supply Recipients

24,927 Eyeglasses Donated

Beyond Fair Trade

People Behind the Brand

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How It's Made

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    Activated Charcoal Coconut Chai Deodorant

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    Alaffia's activated deodorant, with soothing coconut, purifying neem, odor neutralizing charcoal, protective shea, and nourishing reishi, will leave you fresh all day.  Pleasantly aromatic and refreshing, it's the perfect deodorant for those with sensitive skin. 2.65 oz. No: Propanediol, Parabens, Phthalates, Aluminum, Propylene Glycol, Mineral Oil, Sulfates, Triclosan, Silicone, Synthetic Fragrance, Petrochemicals, Animal Testing, or Bad Stuff. Full Ingredients: Glycerin, Water, Sodium Stearate, Saccharomyces ferment, Zinc Ricinoleate, Ganoderma lucidum (Reishi Mushroom) Extract, Emulsifying Wax, Activated Charcoal, Phenoxyethanol, Aloe barbadensis (Aloe Vera) Leaf Juice,  Butyrospermum parkii (Shea) Butter*, Cocos nucifera (Coconut) Oil*, Azadirachta indica (Neem) Oil*,  Lemon Vetiver Natural Fragrance, Chrysopogon zizanioides (Vetiver) Oil. *Certified Fair Trade by IMO
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    Activated Charcoal Coconut Deodorant

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    Alaffia's activated deodorant, with soothing coconut, purifying neem, odor neutralizing charcoal, protective shea, and nourishing reishi, will leave you fresh all day.  Pleasantly aromatic and refreshing, it's the perfect deodorant for those with sensitive skin. 2.65 oz. No: Propanediol, Parabens, Phthalates, Aluminum, Propylene Glycol, Mineral Oil, Sulfates, Triclosan, Silicone, Synthetic Fragrance, Petrochemicals, Animal Testing, or Bad Stuff. Full Ingredients: Glycerin, Water, Sodium Stearate, Saccharomyces ferment, Zinc Ricinoleate, Ganoderma lucidum (Reishi Mushroom) Extract, Emulsifying Wax, Activated Charcoal, Phenoxyethanol, Aloe barbadensis (Aloe Vera) Leaf Juice,  Butyrospermum parkii (Shea) Butter*, Cocos nucifera (Coconut) Oil*, Azadirachta indica (Neem) Oil*,  Lemon Vetiver Natural Fragrance, Chrysopogon zizanioides (Vetiver) Oil. *Certified Fair Trade by IMO
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    VEVITER deodorant
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    Activated Charcoal Vetiver Deodorant

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    Alaffia's activated deodorant, with soothing coconut, purifying neem, odor neutralizing charcoal, protective shea, and nourishing reishi, will leave you fresh all day.  Pleasantly aromatic and refreshing, it's the perfect deodorant for those with sensitive skin. 2.65 oz. No: Propanediol, Parabens, Phthalates, Aluminum, Propylene Glycol, Mineral Oil, Sulfates, Triclosan, Silicone, Synthetic Fragrance, Petrochemicals, Animal Testing, or Bad Stuff. Full Ingredients: Glycerin, Water, Sodium Stearate, Saccharomyces ferment, Zinc Ricinoleate, Ganoderma lucidum (Reishi Mushroom) Extract, Emulsifying Wax, Activated Charcoal, Phenoxyethanol, Aloe barbadensis (Aloe Vera) Leaf Juice,  Butyrospermum parkii (Shea) Butter*, Cocos nucifera (Coconut) Oil*, Azadirachta indica (Neem) Oil*,  Lemon Vetiver Natural Fragrance, Chrysopogon zizanioides (Vetiver) Oil. *Certified Fair Trade by IMO
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    Activated Charcoal Lavender Deodorant

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    Alaffia's activated deodorant, with soothing coconut, purifying neem, odor neutralizing charcoal, protective shea, and nourishing reishi, will leave you fresh all day.  Pleasantly aromatic and refreshing, it's the perfect deodorant for those with sensitive skin. 2.65 oz. No: Propanediol, Parabens, Phthalates, Aluminum, Propylene Glycol, Mineral Oil, Sulfates, Triclosan, Silicone, Synthetic Fragrance, Petrochemicals, Animal Testing, or Bad Stuff. Full Ingredients: Glycerin, Water, Sodium Stearate, Saccharomyces ferment, Zinc Ricinoleate, Ganoderma lucidum (Reishi Mushroom) Extract, Emulsifying Wax, Activated Charcoal, Phenoxyethanol, Aloe barbadensis (Aloe Vera) Leaf Juice,  Butyrospermum parkii (Shea) Butter*, Cocos nucifera (Coconut) Oil*, Azadirachta indica (Neem) Oil*, Aromatic Cocos nucifera (Coconut) Extract, Lavandula hybrida (Lavender) Oil. *Certified Fair Trade by IMO
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    Activated Charcoal Bergamot Deodorant

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    Alaffia's activated deodorant, with soothing coconut, purifying neem, odor neutralizing charcoal, protective shea, and nourishing reishi, will leave you fresh all day.  Pleasantly aromatic and refreshing, it's the perfect deodorant for those with sensitive skin. 2.65 oz. No: Propanediol, Parabens, Phthalates, Aluminum, Propylene Glycol, Mineral Oil, Sulfates, Triclosan, Silicone, Synthetic Fragrance, Petrochemicals, Animal Testing, or Bad Stuff. Full Ingredients: Glycerin, Water, Sodium Stearate, Saccharomyces ferment, Zinc Ricinoleate, Ganoderma lucidum (Reishi Mushroom) Extract, Emulsifying Wax, Activated Charcoal, Phenoxyethanol, Aloe barbadensis (Aloe Vera) Leaf Juice,  Butyrospermum parkii (Shea) Butter*, Cocos nucifera (Coconut) Oil*, Azadirachta indica (Neem) Oil*, Vanilla planifolia (Vanilla) Extract, Pogostemon cablin (Patchouli) Oil, Citrus bergamia (Bergamot) Oil. *Certified Fair Trade by IMO
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    Activated Charcoal Lemongrass Deodorant

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    Alaffia's activated deodorant, with soothing coconut, purifying neem, odor neutralizing charcoal, protective shea, and nourishing reishi, will leave you fresh all day.  Pleasantly aromatic and refreshing, it's the perfect deodorant for those with sensitive skin. 2.65 oz. No: Propanediol, Parabens, Phthalates, Aluminum, Propylene Glycol, Mineral Oil, Sulfates, Triclosan, Silicone, Synthetic Fragrance, Petrochemicals, Animal Testing, or Bad Stuff. Full Ingredients: Glycerin, Azadirachta indica (Neem) Leaf* Aqueous Extract, Curcuma longa (Turmeric) Aqueous Extract, Olea europaea (Olive) Leaf Aqueous Extract, Sodium Stearate, Saccharomyces Ferment, Butyrospermum parkii (Shea) Butter*, Zinc Ricinoleate, Jojoba Esters, Caprylic/Capric Triglycerides, Cetyl Alcohol, Sodium Chloride, Phenoxyethanol, Stearyl Alcohol, Aloe barbadensis (Aloe Vera) Leaf Juice, Arrowroot Powder, Natural Green Rice & Mint Scent, Activated Charcoal, Lavandula hybrida(Lavender) Oil, Cymbopogan citratus (Lemongrass) Oil, Pogostemon cablin (Patchouli) Oil, Melaleuca alternifolia (Tea Tree) Oil. *Fair for Life Fair Trade certified ingredient
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    Activated Charcoal Mandarin Ginger Deodorant

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    Alaffia's activated deodorant, with soothing coconut, purifying neem, odor neutralizing charcoal, protective shea, and nourishing reishi, will leave you fresh all day.  Pleasantly aromatic and refreshing, it's the perfect deodorant for those with sensitive skin. 2.65 oz. No: Propanediol, Parabens, Phthalates, Aluminum, Propylene Glycol, Mineral Oil, Sulfates, Triclosan, Silicone, Synthetic Fragrance, Petrochemicals, Animal Testing, or Bad Stuff. Full Ingredients: Glycerin, Azadirachta indica (Neem) Leaf* Aqueous Extract, Curcuma longa (Turmeric) Aqueous Extract, Olea europaea (Olive) Leaf Aqueous Extract, Sodium Stearate, Saccharomyces Ferment, Butyrospermum parkii (Shea) Butter*, Zinc Ricinoleate, Jojoba Esters, Caprylic/Capric Triglycerides, Natural Mandarin & Vanilla Scent, Sodium Chloride, Cetyl Alcohol, Phenoxyethanol, Stearyl Alcohol, Aloe barbadensis (Aloe Vera) Leaf Juice, Arrowroot Powder, Activated Charcoal. *Fair for Life Fair Trade certified ingredient
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    Triple Milled Shea Butter Soap – Raspberry

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    Long lasting, this triple milled shea butter soap will leave you smelling great and feeling clean!  Nourishing shea butter will leave your skin soft and delectable. 5 oz. Full Ingredients: Sodium Palmate, Sodium Palm Kernelate, Water, Glycerin, African Black Soap* (Potassium Shea Butterate* and Potassium Palm Kernelate*), Natural Fragrance, Sodium Citrate, Iron Oxides. *Certified Fair for Life - Social & Fair Trade by IMO.
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    Triple Milled Shea Butter Soap – Sandalwood Ylang Ylang

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    Long lasting, this triple milled shea butter soap will leave you smelling great and feeling clean!  Nourishing shea butter will leave your skin soft and delectable. 5 oz. Full Ingredients: Sodium Palmate, Sodium Palm Kernelate, Water, Glycerin, African Black Soap* (Potassium Shea Butterate* and Potassium Palm Kernelate*), Natural Fragrance, Sodium Citrate, Iron Oxides. *Certified Fair for Life - Social & Fair Trade by IMO.
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    Triple Milled Shea Butter Soap – Fresh Lavender

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    Long lasting, this triple milled shea butter soap will leave you smelling great and feeling clean!  Nourishing shea butter will leave your skin soft and delectable. 5 oz. Full Ingredients: Sodium Palmate, Sodium Palm Kernelate, Water, Glycerin, African Black Soap* (Potassium Shea Butterate* and Potassium Palm Kernelate*), Natural Fragrance, Sodium Citrate, Iron Oxides. *Certified Fair for Life - Social & Fair Trade by IMO.
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    Triple Milled Shea Butter Soap – Pineapple Coconut

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    Long lasting, this triple milled shea butter soap will leave you smelling great and feeling clean!  Nourishing shea butter will leave your skin soft and delectable. 5 oz. Full Ingredients: Sodium Palmate, Sodium Palm Kernelate, Water, Glycerin, African Black Soap* (Potassium Shea Butterate* and Potassium Palm Kernelate*), Natural Fragrance, Sodium Citrate, Iron Oxides. *Certified Fair for Life - Social & Fair Trade by IMO.
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    Triple Milled Shea Butter African Black Soap – Lemongrass Citrus

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    Long lasting, this triple milled shea butter soap will leave you smelling great and feeling clean!  Nourishing shea butter will leave your skin soft and delectable. 5 oz. Full Ingredients: Sodium Palmate, Sodium Palm Kernelate, Water, Glycerin, African Black Soap* (Potassium Shea Butterate* and Potassium Palm Kernelate*), Natural Fragrance, Sodium Citrate, Iron Oxides. *Certified Fair for Life - Social & Fair Trade by IMO.
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    Whipped Shea Butter Lavender Coconut

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    Warm a small amount of this whipped shea butter in your palm and apply to your skin as needed. A little bit goes a long way! 1.5 oz. Full Ingredients: Butyrospermum parkii (Shea)* Butter, Cocos nucifera (Coconut)* Oil, Natural Coconut Fragrance, Lavandula hybrida (Lavender) Oil, Benzyl Alcohol, Benzoic Acid, Dehydroacetic Acid, Tocopherol. *Certified Fair Trade by IMO
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    Whipped Shea Butter Vanilla Coconut

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    Warm a small amount of this whipped shea butter in your palm and apply to your skin as needed. A little bit goes a long way! 1.5 oz. Full Ingredients: Butyrospermum parkii (Shea)* Butter, Cocos nucifera (Coconut)* Oil, Natural Coconut Fragrance, Natural Vanilla Fragrance, Benzyl Alcohol, Benzoic Acid, Dehydroacetic Acid, Tocopherol.*Certified Fair Trade by IMO
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    Whipped Shea Butter Coconut Rose

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    Warm a small amount of this whipped shea butter in your palm and apply to your skin as needed. A little bit goes a long way! 1.5 oz. Full Ingredients: Butyrospermum parkii (Shea)* Butter, Cocos nucifera (Coconut)* Oil, Natural Coconut Fragrance, Pelargonium graveolens (Rose Geranium) Oil, Benzyl Alcohol, Benzoic Acid, Dehydroacetic Acid, Tocopherol. *Certified Fair Trade by IMO
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