Linda Berchie has been a member of Kuapa Kokoo for ten years. She is the mother of four boys, all between the ages of one and eighteen. On this Mother's Day, we celebrate Linda, the other members of Kuapa who are mothers, as well as all mothers/mother-figures worldwide!
All Divine's Fairtrade sugar comes from Kasinthula Cane Growers Association in Malawi - so it's great to be able to catch up with Kasinthula representatives when they're here in UK and hear their news.
International Women's Day celebrates women's triumphs in achieving greater independence and equality. At Kuapa Kokoo helping women achieve independence and equal participation has long been a priority.
Kuapa Kokoo is dedicated to empowering women through income generating projects and initiatives to encourage equal participation. This feature highlights one of Kuapa Kokoo's farmers, Margret Fianko, who has been a member of the co-op for 13 years. Learn what she thinks is the best thing about being a Kuapa member and what impact it is having on her life.
Last month, Divine’s Head of Sales, Troy Pearley, went to Ghana to attend Kuapa Kokoo’s annual general meeting, meet with farmers, and witness the achievements of Kuapa Kokoo first hand. Read about his trip!
As a communication officer of Kuapa Kokoo, I shadowed the Independent National Electoral Committee (INEC) which is mandated to organise the Kuapa elections. My mission was to capture scenes and report on how the elections were proceeding.