Traidcraft

Traidcraft aims to fight poverty through trade justice, and by practising and promoting approaches to trade that help poor people in developing countries transform their lives.

Traidcraft what they do

What they do

Established as a Christian response to poverty, Traidcraft purchases goods from developing world suppliers and sells them in the UK under the Fairtrade brand. Its sister charity Traidcraft Exchange provides further support to producers. Read more

Financial performance

Traidcraft PLC showed an improvement in performance in 2013. Sales rose 4% on the previous year with the introduction of a new range of household cleaning products.


Revenue

(Change on last year)

£12,429,000

(-3%)

Net Profit

(Change on last year)

-£118,000

(+65%)

Social performance

Traidcraft has purchased over £18 million of goods from developing country producers in the last 5 years, all at an average of 9.4% over the commercial price.


  • Key social performance indicator

    £701,000

    in support provided to developing country producers including interest free loans and technical expertise.

Governance and people

Who benefits

  • Smallholder farmers at Iriaini tea Factory in Kenya

    Smallholder farmers at Iriaini tea Factory in Kenya

    Until recently, smallholder farmers at Iriaini Tea Factory in Kenya relied solely on tea grown on their small plots of land. With limited space and some ground unsuitable for cultivation, many struggled to earn a living.

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