Proudly partnering with Shelter: give the gift of a safe home

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It’s hard, when Christmas rolls around, not to be transfixed by the thought of roasted parsnips and Baileys nightcaps. Shiny wrapping paper, second-rate celebrities switching on the Christmas lights, stockpiled AA batteries for all the bleep-bloopy toys the kids are going to get. It’s a whirlwind of excellent excess. For some, anyway. For others, there’s […]

Farmer stories: Epiphanie Mukashyaka

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Rebuilding with coffee The story behind the last of our trio of Rwandan coffees is one of triumph over adversity for Epiphanie Mukashyaka, a widow of the Rwandan genocide and civil war of 1994. Epiphanie took on her husband’s farm with little knowledge and built it into something remarkable. Today, the washing stations she built process coffee […]