Monday, September 6, 2010

CDCA in Northwest this month!

Becca & Paul are in the Northwest speaking this month giving a dynamic slide presentation titled “Living Our Vision: Partnering with the Poor to Build Lives with Dignity” and also selling artisan crafts and organic coffee.

They'll be in Seattle, Portland, Whidbey & Lopez Islands, Hamilton & Missoula Montana, Sandpoint & Boise Idaho in September and October. To see their full schedule go to:

Please come hear them, and invite your friends in the area!

Come and see how working together we can all build lives with dignity. They’ll be showing slides and speaking about the CDCA’s groundbreaking work in 5 areas:

>sustainable economic development

>sustainable agriculture

>primary health care


>appropriate technology

Highlights of the talk will include:

>A rural coffee cooperative that is

-- educating the children & adults in its community through marketing its

fair trade organic coffee

>Worker-owned cooperatives that have joined together to

-- develop a sustainable organic cotton production chain

-- create jobs for the poor: farmers, ginners, spinners, knitters & sewers

-- produce certified fair trade organic clothing

>Artisan craft sale!

--Organic coffee, wooden spoons, pottery & more!

-- Proceeds from craft sales go to the operating expenses of the CDCA project

For their full schedule see:

If you have questions, you can email or call their US cell phone at 413-250-9751.

See you soon!