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Serrv is "a nonprofit, fair trade organization dedicated to lifting disadvantaged artisans, farmers, and their families out of poverty." They offer a selection of coffees, including regular, decaf, whole bean and ground which help impoverished coffee farmers. They also sell mugs and coasters.
Land of a Thousand Hills "brings life-changing work to communities in Rwanda. When you buy Land of a Thousand Hills Coffee, you help families provide for themselves with living wages, you build homes for orphans, give care to widows, and most importantly, give hope to entire coffee growing communities." They sell single-origin gourmet coffees of all different types and flavors, including iced coffee, decaf and coffee singles. They also offer coffee-themed t-shirts as well as coffee equipment and supplies.
Fair Trade coffee is probably the most popular fair trade product, as the plight of coffee farmers has
come to the attention of the developed world. But fair trade coffee has also become a source of controversy. (Click here to learn more.) Follow the links below to buy your coffee (and coffee accessories) from companies which are making a genuine difference for coffee farmers and their families!
Market Haiti sells Singing Rooster organic coffee from Haiti. "For each bag of coffee sold, farmers earn over $3.50 a bag and a coffee tree is planted on deforested mountains. This is significantly higher than fair trade and helps to reverse years of deforestation." They offer both whole bean and ground. They also offer cool coffee-themed wall art!
The Mercy House Shop is "a global marketplace and the beautiful products in this shop are made by women empowered by Mercy House Global." They offer Fair Trade coffee gift bundles, delicious coffee and coffee mugs.
Three Avocados (whose name was inspired by the touching story of a widow the founders met on a mission trip to Uganda), offers "World Changing Coffee" in both regular and decaf and coffee subscriptions. Their coffee is both socially responsible and net proceeds are donated to provide clean drinking water to those in need around the world! They also offer cool coffee mugs and tumblers.
Market of Hope is about "giving the gift of life transformation" through Mission of Hope in Haiti. They sell medium, dark and decaf coffees, purchased from local Haitian farmers. Proceeds are invested back in the farmers and in school lunches for hungry Haitian children. They also offer unique coffee mugs.
MudLOVE sells beautiful pottery mugs handmade in Indiana. Every product you purchase provides one week of clean water to someone in need in Central African Republic through their nonprofit partner, Water for Good. Check out their cool Classic Mugs and Inspirational Mugs, perfect for your morning cup of coffee!