Oserian Development Company
Kenyans in the Rift Valley region often do not have access to clean drinking water and poverty is rampant. Already high food prices continue to increase, making it difficult for Kenyans to provide for their families. Additionally, the lack of good infrastructure makes it difficult to access distant markets or jobs. Oserian became Fair Trade Certified™ to improve farmer livelihoods and showcase its commitment to positive farming practices.
My primary goal is to see all my children achieve university education, and I need all the help I can get. I am grateful for the support that I have received through Fair Trade. I urge the consumers of our flowers to continue buying more Fair Trade flowers so that we may continue improving our lives and communities. ”
Hellen Anyango Osiago
Furniture for the Computer Center
Joint Body approved the purchase of new furniture for a computer classroom with Fair Trade premiums.
Joint Body donates Fair Trade premiums towards women's hospital construction
The Joint Body donated Fair Trade premiums toward the construction of the Naivasha Women’s Hospital.
Land purchase by Joint Body
Oserian's workers collectively decided to purchase land upon which to build a community facility. The purchase was funded entirely using the Fair Trade premium.