Karafuu

Karafuu is the Swahili name for Clove.It is the main spice grown on the island. During harvest season, the cloves are dried in the sun and you can smell the aroma in villages around the island. The carving on the lid of our signature jar is inspired by the shape of the clove flower.

Female empowerment

We believe in gender equality and female empowerment. 60% of the Chako artisans are female. Furthermore we focus on unemployed youth and create knowledge.

Upcycled

This product is made out of one bottle from the more than 2 million bottles we collect in one year in Zanzibar.

Fair Trade

Since 2018 Chako is a proudly guranteed member of World Fair Trade
Organisation. This includes that we follow and underline the 10 fair
trade rules:

1. Create Opportunities for Economically Disadvantaged Producers

2. Transparency and Accountability

3. Fair Trading Practices
4. Payment of a Fair Price
5. Ensuring no Child Labour and Forced Labour

6. Commitment to Non-Discrimination, Gender Equality, Freedom of Association

7. Ensuring Good Working Conditions

8. Providing Capacity Building

9. Promoting Fair Trade

10. Respect for the Environment