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KeepCup - COMUCAP Final Report for FY 2014

Posted on 20 Feb 2015 by KeepCup / 0 comments

Thanks to your support of our business and our brand, in 2014 we gave $40,000 USD to Coffee Kids to carry out their Strengthening Family Food Security project in Honduras. This program has been running since 2011 and acts to support women and their families in Honduras.

Honduras is one of the poorest countries in Central America, there are many single parent families, 58% of the rural population suffers malnutrition. The program focused on 60 women in rural areas who, between them, care for over 200 people. These women have to provide role of caretaker and breadwinner, a challenging task given their limited resources.

Our donation created sixty small scale family vegetable gardens complete with drip irrigation systems to support these families. Over the course of the year, these women were then trained and mentored in garden management, irrigation, nutrition and planning. It is hoped that in the future the women will be able to sell extra produce to provide income for their families.

It’s a terrific achievement made possible thanks by the brilliant support we have received from our customers and KeepCup users.

We are reminded of the words of the late Wangari Maathai

"Recognizing that sustainable development, democracy and peace are indivisible, is an idea whose time has come"

Well done. Reusers, we salute you.

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