Piña Palmera is a non-government organisation based on the southern coast of Oaxaca, Mexico. With more than 30 years experience in the field, Piña Palmera’s mission is to contribute to the improvement of the quality of life for people with disabilities and their families.
At the heart of Piña Palmera’s work is human rights, respect for difference and the development of an integrative society. One of the center’s key focuses is changing the way local society perceives disability by promoting attitude change and accessibility within families, schools and local communities. They currently provide rehabilitation services, workshops and education for more than 750 families across 5 municipalities in Oaxaca, most of which are indigenous communities.
“We dream of a society where everybody recognizes and respects differences.”
For more information on Piña Palmera go to: pinapalmera.org
Cordillera Coffee is a joint venture in Colombia that works with Quindío farmers to improve coffee quality directly from the farm. Miguel and his team work side by side with farmers, assessing them during harvest and processing to insure high quality standards of coffee.
For more information on Cordillera Coffee go to their Facebook Page.
The Direct Impact Group is an international coaching and consulting firm. They work with organisations that engage in the development of civil society to deliver the results they seek through civil society experience. They support the formulation and execution of their client’s strategy and develop the organisation’s accountability towards beneficiaries, donors, governments and the public. Darren Ward from the Direct Impact Group has been working with The Lucy Foundation as a mentor and business advisor since 2014. His experience in social enterprise, business, humanitarian work and community development has been invaluable to the Foundation.
For more information about the Direct Impact Group go to: direct-impact-group.com
The philosophy of Coffee Educators is to drive passion, to ensure quality coffee training and cafe experiences for all. They aim to teach employable skills through direct access to wider industry and provide practical on the job training in fully functioning cafes.
For more information about Coffee Educators go to: coffeeeducators.nz
Flight Coffee is a family of driven people that work together to produce amazing coffee, while always aiming to have the best impact they can on the industry and the lives it connects. Their focus is on coffee appreciation, education, and development. Education is key.
Stay hungry. Stay curious. Have fun.
For more information about Flight Coffee go to: flightcoffee.co.nz
Specialty green coffee from farming projects in Colombia and Rwanda.
For more information about Raw Material go to: rawmaterial.coffee