Senda Playa Beach Soccer Ball is The Fair Trade Certified. Its six large, water-resistant panels provide a soft ball – minimizing abrasions. Six panels allow for better impact with your bare feet. Each panel is hand stitched, providing stronger seams, and that extends durability and boosts performance. This ball is PVC free (Polyvinyl Chloride). It’s made from Thermoplastic Polyurethane (TPU), which makes for a softer, faster ball. It’s has four layers of polyester/cotton hybrid linings that are placed between the cover and the bladder to help the ball retain its shape and bounce. It features a latex bladder offering the softest feel and better surface tension; intended for gameplay on sand and grass. All Senda balls are Fair Trade Certified, ensuring ball makers meet social, economic and environmental criteria. This includes guaranteeing all workers in the supply chain receive at least the national minimum wage, that there is no child labor involved in production. The health and safety of workers is safeguarded. Senda’s mission is to make high-quality, Fair Trade soccer balls that connect and benefit athletes, and to support grassroots organizations that use soccer as a vehicle for change to improve lives in the United States and the world.