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Tailormade Africa is an Approved Fair Trade tour operator, which means that we actively support sustainable businesses certified under the Fair Trade logo. We are one of only two tour operators in the UK that have taken on this important mantle.

Many people travelling to Africa are, rightly, very concerned about the impact that their trip will have on the local communities, wilderness areas and conservation as a whole and whether or not they will be safe on their adventure to this incredible continent. While you can be assured that all of the destinations we support are safe and, to some degree, have programmes of Community and conservation support some go above and beyond to act sustainably and have a positive impact on the environment that surrounds them, whether this is the ecological environment or the social environment.

When you see the Fair Trade Tourism best practice label you are assured that everyone you deal with in the value chain gets equal pay for equal work. This assurance is based on a large set of stringent criteria, that have been set out by Fair Trade Tourism, that the safari lodge has to adhere to, and is tested by means of a third party audit.

The criteria focus on:
• Fair wages and working conditions
• Fair operations, purchasing and distribution of benefits
• Ethical business practice
• Respect for human rights, culture and the environment

If you would like to book your Tailormade Africa Fair Trade Safari, we have a range of accredited camps and lodges that we support who are eager to make you feel at home in Africa and show you their Communal and Environmental projects. In many instances, you will be able to directly support these initiatives and in doing so have an even more direct and lasting effect on the people and places you visit long after you return home.

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