How coffee changed the lives of a group of women in Costa Rica

By Lisa Anderson NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Samanta Urena Arauz, an agribusiness management graduate, could have launched a city career but chose instead to join a women-run coffee cooperative in her remote Costa Rican village that has changed her life and that of her neighbors. Raised picking coffee beans before school, Arauz was brought up by a group of uneducated, rural women who …

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