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Beans of Hope
By purchasing and enjoying our coffee you provide an education to an orphan in Ethiopia.
All about Coffee
Coffee was first discovered in Ethiopian highlands and brought to the world from there.
100% of our profits help improve living conditions of women & children in Ethiopia!
Facts: Did You Know?
- There are over 100 species of coffee but only two that have commercial importance — Arabica and Robusta.
- 70% of the world consumes Arabica coffee, which is mild and aromatic. The remaining 30% drinks Robusta, which is more bitter-tasting but has 50% more caffeine than Arabica.
- Coffee was originally eaten. African tribes mixed coffee berries with fat which formed edible energy balls.
- All coffee in the world grows in the bean belt (the area between the Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn. Hawaii is the only state in the U.S. that grows coffee.
- Coffee is the second most traded commodity on Earth. (Oil is #1.)
February 2016 in Ethiopia
It’s a great pleasure for us to share with you again our Reaching Beyond Words Ethiopian NGO’s monthly report for February. This month we have had a very wonderful time in many ways.
Fundraising Efforts in 2014-2015
Thanks to Columbia Street Roastery in Champaign, Illinois that provides us with the best-ever coffees for our fundraising efforts, we have been given an opportunity to provide a new future to widows, orphans & needy children in Ethiopia. Read more…
Widows’ Success Stories
Hagere Temesgen is 35 years old and a mother of six year old Yonas, a boy in the NGO program. Hagere is married but her husband has a small paying job so living conditions have been rough at times.
Tip: How to Create Latte Art
While the Italians thought little of the milk foam designs they made while making cappuccinos in Italy, it became the coffee fashion around 1988 and, eventually, the rage across America. Latte art is used in all specialty shops around the country, and it’s a way to show that the espresso that you have pulled and the milk that you steamed are pretty much perfect.
With a little practice, you too can learn to create latte art when making espresso drinks. See how it’s done!