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HAPPY INTERNATIONAL DAY OF RURAL WOMEN!

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HAPPY INTERNATIONAL DAY OF RURAL WOMEN!

By Amapola.-  Everything I didn't know about this great day This day has been celebrated since October 15th, 2008, when it was declared so by the United Nations. Its purpose is to recognize the hard work of these great women and their contribution to global development, food safety and the eradication of poverty. Rural women also help global climate by sowing, taking care of soil and collecting water for small populations. Did you know rural women represent ¼ of the world's population and just under 20% of landowners in the world are female? I didn`t know either.  It turns out, rural...

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Using coffee to build business relationships

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Using coffee to build business relationships

 By: Desiree Mieses, Managing Partner at Lumiere Bay   Being born in San Juan, Puerto Rico and since I can remember, coffee has been a part of my mornings. I studied my bachelor’s and Master’s in Business Administration at Bentley University in Massachusetts and worked over 29 years in the financial industry.  Working in this industry allowed me to understand the importance of building relationships. As Puerto Ricans we are known to meet for “Cafecito” and when you work in finance, it becomes a necessary activity. When I was first introduced to Café Amapola in December of 2019, I was...

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Mother and Daughter start an impact circle

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Mother and Daughter start an impact circle

Magic happens when desire and effort come together for a good cause.  We are pleased to announce that your purchase of our Mother's Day Special Edition yielded fruits to support 290 families in Puerto Rico.

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