Seeds for Progress is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization that focuses its efforts by improving quality of education in coffee communities in Nicaragua. Along with the University of Pennsylvania, the Digital Seeds Program was designed to improve reading, writing and math skills of students,through holistic teacher support and technology integration. This program directly benefits 17 schools, over 6,000 students and over 500 teachers.
Fair trade is an alternative approach to conventional trade based on a partnership between producers and traders, businesses and consumers. The international Fairtrade system – made up of Fairtrade International and its member organizations – represents the world’s largest and most recognized fair trade system.
Fairtrade is a global movement for change, represented in the United States by Fairtrade America. We work directly with companies, consumers and campaigners to secure a better deal for farmers and workers.
The Fairtrade Foundation is an independent non-profit organisation that licenses use of the FAIRTRADE Mark on products in the UK in accordance with internationally agreed Fairtrade standards.
CIMS provides evidence-based research, M&E&L systems development, Impact and Risk assessments & strategic advice to improve the sustainability of coffee and cocoa value chains.