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We Remember Madam Christiana Ohene Agyare

Posted on 03. Jun, 2013 by .

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Lutheran World Relief is saddened to learn the news that on May 19th Madam Christiana Ohene Agyare, President of Kuapa Kokoo, passed away after a brief illness. Kuapa Kokoo is the democratically operated, Fair Trade certified cooperative of cocoa farmers in Ghana, which sources cocoa for Divine Chocolate and whose farmers are part owners of […]

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Oliva Kishen – Fair Trade Coffee Farmer

Posted on 23. Oct, 2012 by .

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October is Fair Trade Month, and we want to lift up one of our long-time Fair Trade partners: Equal Exchange.  In their honor, every Tuesday we are sharing the stories of farmers whose lives are changed by your faithful support of Fair Trade. This week hear the story of Oliva Kishen, who grew up in […]

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Victorio Vasquez Morales & Carlos Romero Velazco

Posted on 16. Oct, 2012 by .

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October is Fair Trade Month, and we want to lift up one of our long-time Fair Trade partners: Equal Exchange.  In their honor, every Tuesday we are sharing the stories of farmers whose lives are changed by your faithful support of Fair Trade. This week hear the stories of Victorio Vasquez Morales and Carlos Romero […]

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Eulalia Palomino – Fair Trade Coffee Farmer

Posted on 09. Oct, 2012 by .

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October is Fair Trade Month, and we want to lift up one of our long-time Fair Trade partners: Equal Exchange. In their honor, every Tuesday we are sharing the stories of farmers whose lives are changed by your faithful support of Fair Trade. This week hear the story of Eulalia Palomino, who leads the Women, […]

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Rene Santos: Fair Trade Coffee Farmer

Posted on 02. Oct, 2012 by .

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October is Fair Trade Month, and we want to lift up one of our long-time Fair Trade partners: Equal Exchange.  In their honor, every Tuesday we are sharing stories of farmers whose lives are changed by your faithful support of Fair Trade. This week it’s the story of Rene Santos, a coffee farmer in El […]

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Could Chocolate Get Any Better?

Posted on 16. May, 2012 by .

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Apparently yes! And LWR is helping make that possible with our partners in Nicaragua. Last week the country´s first ever international chocolate-tasting competition took place in Managua, Nicaragua. There, seven cooperatives representing hundreds of cocoa producers competed to win the best chocolate award.  Cocoa beans are used to make chocolate, and LWR´s heart is in […]

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