The Farmers Behind the Cup

  On October 1, 2016, the International Coffee Organization (ICO) and…


Updates from Tanzania, Central America, and Colombia

Thanks to the support of private individuals, the coffee industry, and…


Lessons from Leguruki

WE’RE BACK IN BUSINESS PART III: Lessons from Leguruki As Part III of our…


The Role of Mentorship in the Coffee Kids Approach

Mentoring is a term that is commonly associated with career success.  It can be…


Six Reasons to Invest in Youth Skills

Since Coffee Kids resumed programing in late 2015, we have have worked to fill…


Coffee Kids Takes Dublin

Youth and the future of coffee Along with my colleague, Malisa Mukanga, who…


Kids in the Field

A look at child labor I spent some of my childhood in a place where I regularly…


Why Would They Want to be Farmers?

As I prepare to speak on a panel at the World of Coffee event in Dublin next…


Would You Want Your Kids to be Coffee Farmers?

I am in the middle of reading “The Fishermen” by Chigozie Obioma, a Nigerian…


Rural Employment Options for Youth in Trifinio, Central America

We’re back in business Part II: Rural employment options for youth in Trifinio…