Growing our global community together
At Alafﬁa, a long-time partner of Harmony Co-op, success is not simply measured by proﬁt. Their success is measured by empowerment.The goal is to alleviate poverty and to encourage gender equality.
Alaffia pronounced ah-la-fee-uh is a common greeting or valediction originating from central Togo, Benin, and Nigeria. It means a state of peace, health, and well-being. As a long-time partner of Harmony Co-op, Alaffia has dedicated 12 years to the empowerment of women, girls, and children around the world and in 2017 they made some significant strides in their mission. They served 4,832 African women’s maternal healthcare needs, built 12 schools and 36 restrooms for African students, planted 59,775 trees, and distributed 25,588 eyeglasses to impoverished areas of Africa. They are a true partner in growing our global community together.
All of Alafﬁa’s projects empower Togolese communities to provide their skills and knowledge to the rest of the world and rise out of poverty. Right now, in celebration of Fair Trade Month, Harmony Co-op is offering you a HUGE DISCOUNT on handmade Alaffia baskets. These beautiful baskets are only $29.99!