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12 year-old shares her cake recipe to celebrate Mother's Day!

12 year-old shares her cake recipe to celebrate Mother's Day!

  Kiara Liz Rivera a 12 years old entrepreneur and founder of Kiarita's Cakes, one of the 25 SEEDS Biz launched during Class 2020 of our entrepreneurship program, partnered with @cafeamalove to celebrate Mom with a sweet and meaningful gift. Kiara loves baking with her mother, who has always supported her. She enjoys to show love through her recipes. This time, Kiara created her recipe for love on a handmade card, which was included in the Cafe Ama Love Box edition for Mothers' Day. Kiara studies and lives in Aibonito, Puerto Rico. "My mom has always supported me, and that...

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Café Ama Love supports Cafés en Junte - Conversations for Change

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Café Ama Love supports Cafés en Junte - Conversations for Change

By Angie Gomez As part of Café Ama Love and Friends of Puerto Rico’s ongoing efforts to aid the community, an inspiring new project has been officially established with Casa Pensamiento de Mujer del Centro.  Casa Pensamiento, led by Mrs. Jenniffer Berríos Rubert, is an organization based in the municipality of Aibonito, Puerto Rico. Their team brings aid and services to victims of abuse, whether they be women, men or members of the LGBTTIQA+ community, as well as support for the victims' families. Friends of Puerto Rico strongly believes in Casa Pensamiento’s mission for equality and healthy families, as well...

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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...

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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...

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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,...

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