Ama's Blog

2021 SEEDS Program Phase II Launch powered by Cafe Ama Love

2021 SEEDS Program Phase II Launch powered by Cafe Ama Love

Over 50 students of 9+ began the second phase of our STEAM-based youth entrepreneurship SEEDS program. The program launch was celebrated on Saturday, January 30, and was attended by the award-winning team of The Biz Nation, our curriculum partner, and Alberto Cordero, a technology and hotel entrepreneur. Alberto was our main speaker and shared his story with our young leaders. He encouraged our entrepreneurs to work with a passion for their dreams, trust their instincts and never replace hard work as a fundamental part of the formula for success. REVIVE THE MOMENT! "Follow your dreams, even if the people tell...

Read more →


MOM AND DAUGHTER CREATE A HEALTHY MEALS MOVEMENT

MOM AND DAUGHTER CREATE A HEALTHY MEALS MOVEMENT

  Entrepreneurship is more than a means of providing for oneself or one’s family - for the SEEDS students in Puerto Rico, entrepreneurship is providing for one’s community. One of our student businesses, Good & Healthy, aimed to provide healthy alternatives to support healthy living among members of their community, while simultaneously learning skills and building connections that will serve them throughout life. Good & Healthy is a small business which aims to provide local, organic pizza for the community in Guayanaba, Puerto Rico. Jesmarie, one of Good & Healthy’s founders, and her mother, recently shared with us about her...

Read more →


IVAN: "BEING AN ENTREPRENEUR FEELS REALLY DIFFERENT THAN BEING AN ORDINARY KID"

IVAN: "BEING AN ENTREPRENEUR FEELS REALLY DIFFERENT THAN BEING AN ORDINARY KID"

SEEDS students are more than entrepreneurs - they are innovators, problem-solvers, the leaders of the future. Thus, when tasked with starting a business venture, they are constantly thinking of ways to improve opportunities for not only themselves and their families, but the world around them. For SEEDS student Ivan, it was important to come up with a product that would use the resources around him.  The goal of this small business, Tiestos Perzonalizados, is to recycle materials into pots and other household items so that they can be reused, rather than wasted. His idea came to him in the classroom,...

Read more →


JANNELIZ AND HOW SHE BECAME A SEEDS OF CHANGE

JANNELIZ AND HOW SHE BECAME A SEEDS OF CHANGE

More and more, customers are seeking products and services that are not just good for them - but good for the environment and the people around them. Consumers with a conscience are constantly seeking new and innovative ways to make purchases that matter - paying more and doing more for products that are good for everyone. Ten-year-old Janneliz Marie Hernández has captured the very idea of this in Harvest Your Way, the business which she is co-creator. Harvest Your Way is a small business that aims to create ecologically sustainable-urban gardens in limited spaces. Using pieces of wood and string,...

Read more →


PITORRO CAFÉ AMA LOVE, BORICUA TASTE TO SUPPORT ENTREPRENEURS

PITORRO CAFÉ AMA LOVE, BORICUA TASTE TO SUPPORT ENTREPRENEURS

  If there is something that defines Puerto Ricans, it is their joy and taste for the original. That is why within our gastronomy, you can find food and drinks with unique flavors. Thanks to the integration of our Boricua essence with great friends and partners, like Port Morris Distillery based in New York and Potomac Wines and Spirits from Washington DC, we are delighted to announce that Café Ama has its Pitorro. El pitorro, a Puerto Rican moonshine rum that is distilled by hand with fruits, citruses, and nuts, now also has the taste of our social impact coffee. ...

Read more →