GoalsLanka Lamai is an organisation that has been designated as an importer of fair trade goods from Sri Lanka by the Landelijke Vereniging van Wereldwinkels (National Association of Fair Trade Shops) and the World Fair Trade Organisation (WFTO).Lanka Lamai imports various products from over 20 small scale groups of suppliers in Sri Lanka, and pays the suppliers a fair price. Lanka Lamai imports products following the principle of fair trade. In the production process, no child labour is involved and the production is prefinanced. More importantly, a good market price is paid to the suppliers.By importing products from Sri Lanka, Lanka Lamai stimulates local employment. Profit is spent on projects for housing and schooling in Sri Lanka. Additionally, suppliers are helped in developing products and running the business.Lanka Lamai wants to improve fair trade in Sri Lanka products through cultivating long-term and continuous relations with its suppliers in Sri Lanka. The suppliers get fair and viable pay, which they can use in local circumstances to provide for themselves.Lanka Lamai works primarily with suppliers who work on a small scale. We strive to continuously improve working and living conditions. Additionally, we support the development of products and the market, and prefinance our suppliers.Together with other importers, Lanka Lamai is a member of the Centrum Mondiaal (Global Centre) and is a registered member of the World Fair Trade Organisation (WFTO).