Posted on March 15th, 2012 by Courtney
By Courtney Lare (email@example.com) This week our Operation Rice Bowl country tour continues in El Salvador. CRS works with partners in El Salvador to implement many programs, including microfinance, peacebuilding, and water and sanitation projects. Today, however, we’re going to be focusing on agriculture – of the fair trade coffee variety, to be exact. (Interested in another program area? Be sure to check out the water and sanitation stories of Irzan and María from our Rice Bowl team. Don’t have a Rice Bowl yet? It’s not too late to start using the reflections from the program for your Lenten observances! You can order a free kit for your home or parish here.) CRS’ Coffee Assistance for Enhanced Livelihoods (CAFE Livelihoods) was a three-year project that
Posted on October 15th, 2010 by Jackie
“For me, fair trade really has transformed my life….” Read more from a CRS interview with coffee farmer Rigoberto C. Diaz of Mexico.
Posted on February 18th, 2010 by Jackie
Getting consumers a delicious cup of justice involves a lot more than harvesting the right bean. The CRS CAFE Livelihoods project is working side by side with farmers…