Hello… Fair trade is essential to eradicating poverty and ensuring the empowerment and justice of humans doing business. Kabum Coffee supports fair wages and stable jobs, while addressing the problem of exploitation of coffee farmers in developing communities. Where? Uganda What? Coffee Why? Helping to develop hundreds of coffee growers
Startups and Entrepreneurship 10 Regrets Most Entrepreneurs Eventually Face Who it’s from: Debra Cupitt via OneTen What it is: A roundup of common regrets most entrepreneurs face. Why we like it: It’s important for entrepreneurs to receive mentorship and guidance throughout their startup – take advice from resources like these!
Startups and Entrepreneurship What the Color of Your Logo Says About Your Company Who it’s from: Entrepreneur’s Catherine Clifford What it is: An infographic describing the impact of design and color on your company’s logo. Why we like it: This article and infographic pulls examples from mainstream culture to show
Holding the Dark Continent at Arm’s Length Two weeks we explained the origins of the term “Dark Continent” as a nickname for Africa. In the 20th century the term “Dark Continent” took on a new meaning. The term’s connotation now reflected the lack of interest and involvement in Africa shown
Last week we published an article covering an overview of the colonization of Africa and unlocking the complicated history behind African poverty. We postulated that what Africa needs is not a new round of imperialism, colonization, or exploitation, nor does it need to be stuck in dependency on aid forever.