“After one year on attending this program, I am sure I will learn so many things. Being for the first time of my life able to write a letter, able to read and calculate. You cannot imagine what will be my joys to write a phone number on a mobile and call myself without asking someone to support me.” – Tumusifu Renzaho, 27 years old mother of 5
After nearly a decade of the same website, we thought it was time to update our look. But our commitment to creating a more socially just global coffee supply chain hasn’t changed. Neither has our belief that sustainable coffee can only start where inequity ends! On the Ground is building sustainability in specialty coffee by […]
This September, OTG held a 4-day Congolese created and led GBV workshop for 30 female coffee farmers from rural villages. Additionally, 10 male participants from the Muungano Coffee Cooperative attended the training. Our team covered GBV prevention and the legal rights and protection women are entitled to after an attack.
In 2006, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) updated many of its laws for the first time since the 1940s. Crimes such as sexual harassment, sexual assault and rape are now punishable by law. However, this important step toward increased social justice means little to an uninformed, often uneducated populace. Those most impacted by […]