Crested Crane Coffee Blog
Monday, July 25 was a tragic day in that affected many in the coffee growing region of Mount Elgon in Eastern Uganda. Here is a summary from the New York Times: “At least 18 people were killed in eastern Uganda on Monday when a landslide buried several villages in a coffee-growing area on the slopes … Continue reading
Terry received a check for $1,500 from the Rotary Club of Forked River. This was awarded as a grant to purchase beds, mosquito nets, and medical checkups for the children! Caleb thinks he can have these items in place by Christmas! It is great to see what can happen when people work together.
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Our second retail outlet, The German Butcher, is without a doubt the busiest restaurant deli in our local area. Â Pick up some fresh beans today!
These are Margret’s own words. Â Remember English is her second language. My name is Basemera MargretÂ I am 15 years old I came to the girls homeÂ through mummy Rhita. I was brought to KampalaÂ to work as a maid but I didnâ€™t know where to goÂ when reached the taxi park at night a lady gotÂ concerned and took … Continue reading
My name is Anena Nancy. I am an orphan ages 14 years I come from Pader district in Northern Uganda. My family was killed by the Lordâ€™s Resiscance Army. I have 4 siblings I was staying with my aunt Evelyn in the Internally Displaced peoples camp in Pajule Village. One day as daddy Caleb Rukundo … Continue reading
I first met Vanessa Namatovu in 2008. Her smile is infectious, her hope full, thanks to the Amahoro Children’s Home. Here is her story in her own words: (Remember English is Vanessa’s second language.) My name is Namatovu Vanessa. I am 13 years old and I am an orphan. I ran away from my uncle’s … Continue reading
We are so excited about our grand opening, this Friday, September 16th at 9 a.m. Â We’ll have freshly roasted coffee, hot donuts and brewing demonstrations. Â We’ll be sharing the story about the coffee project and about the Amahoro Children’s Initiative! Â The event is open to the public. Â So if you are in town please stop … Continue reading
By Bill Miller, Lacey Barneget Times LACEYâ€”While everyone may enjoy a good cup of coffee, itâ€™s quite rare to find a cup of coffee that does some good for the world at large. At Forked River Presbyterian Church, that will soon change, as through the efforts of the church-sponsored Crested Crane Coffee Company, the church … Continue reading