Santiago’s Story: A tale of fair trade coffee
“There have been real changes. Before we were very poor and often we just ate tortillas with salt. Now we always have beans and rice.”
-Santiago Reverie, PRODECOOP coffee farmer, Somoto, Nicaragua
Story telling is a quintessential part of helping create and sustain a North American marketplace for fairly-traded coffee and handicrafts. Hear a coffee farmer’s tale in the above Transfair USA video (6:18).