Milestone highlights American support for social enterprises using business as a force for good. In celebration, Divine Chocolate welcomes to the United States Mercy Zaah, a cocoa farmer from Ghana who is visiting as a representative of Kuapa Kokoo, the farmers’ co-op that co-owns Divine Chocolate.
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.
Divine Chocolate is delighted to announce that Kuapa Kokoo Farmers Union has nominated Ms Fatima Ali as Interim President of the Union after the passing of the elected President Madam Christiana Ohene-Agyare.