Through a democratic system, each Fair Trade community determines how their funds will be used. Funds can be reinvested into the business, directed to empowering women, supporting education, protecting the environment, fighting poverty and providing health care. In addition, Fair Trade certification guarantees that no child or forced labor was used in the production of goods. Learn more about the impact of Fair Trade Cocoa through this link. Check out the Producer Spotlights on pages 13-20.