ACCSO: The difference a war makes April 19th 2008 I stand in the in the open air of the pick up bed, my knees slightly bent, arms clutching the top of the cabin as we fly down another hairpin turn of the narrow dirt road that scales these coffee mountains and the only thought running through my mind, when I should be fearing for my life and limbs, is pure joy. I think faster Don Felipe! Faster! In this moment, I realize that no matter how adult I ... read more
My name is Hana Scheetz Freymiller and I am a recent graduate of Wellesley College in Massachusetts, majoring in development economics. Recently I received the 2007-2008 Wellesley Knafel Traveling Fellowship to study sustainable coffee production in six different
countries. Over the next year, I will spend two months in each of the following countries: Ethiopia, Kenya, Guatemala, Costa Rica,Indonesia, and India.
The goals of my fellowship are:
* To live in coffee growing communities and visit small farms to study
the effect of sustainable coffee farming on farmers' well-being.
* To lo... full info