We are all pretty familiar with the value of tea in our own lives (where indeed would polite society be without it?) But one of the aims of the Lorna Young Foundation is to support small tea farmers in developing countries to receive the true value of their crop.
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LYF Youth Enterprise expanding in to Manchester
In March 2014,LYF Project Manager Cristina Talens, Joseph Macharia and Ringtons’ Responsible Sourcing Manager spent a week in the Southern Highlands of Tanzania, working with staff from the Wakulima Tea Company (WATCO) and the RSTGA, to set up a Smallholder Support Network radio-extension programme.
The Lorna Young Foundation’s Radio presenter Jasmin talks of the Lorna Young Foundation’s radio outreach programme and how it is trying to improve women’s lives through cocoa in the DRC
Victorian Muslim convert tea merchant inspires LYF to launch new tea supporting cross-cultural dialogue
LYF trains refugees and local unemployed people in setting up and running community fair trade social enterprises
LYF supporting Oromo Coffee Company at Community Event
The LYF is working with women cocoa farmers in the DRC to help them produce and broadcast farmer-radio services.
Our farmer extension radio programme has provided a source of information and connections for farmers across Africa.
The LYF has been broadcasting weekly farmer radio programmes since…