This film was made possible thanks to a successful Kickstarter Campaign in December 2017. Thank you to all the people that generously supported us. We were especially proud and fortunate to be supported by the following organisations.
LWR has a long history of engagement on gender initiatives and strives to further investigate what gender integration should look like in programming and how ongoing programs contribute to gender equality around the world.
LWR’s current projects with a specific focus on gender integration include Reducing Gender Inequalities in Agriculture in Nicaragua and Women and Youth in Climate Change Oriented and Market-Focused Farming Enterprise in Kenya
UTZ and Rainforest Alliance merged at the beginning of 2018 and are working to create a new, single certification standard in 2019 which will include gender specific criteria.
UTZ has dedicated sector partnership programmes devoted to gender equity and the prevention and remediation of child labour, and both organisations require training on gender equity, child exploitation, and living wage.
HRNS supports smallholder coffee producing families in their efforts to improve their livelihood situation, distribute household responsibilities equitably, share the income from coffee production, and make decisions as a family, so that all members can benefit from coffee-based farming systems. Their Gender Household Approach targets both women and men.
They currently work on this topic in the following regions: East Africa and Latin America.
The SAFE Platform is a programme for sustainable, climate-smart agriculture. It is a public private partnership focusing on coffee and cocoa. Innovation and a gender-inclusive approach are fundamental characteristics of their projects and Platform.
Specialty coffee importers based in Seattle, USA. Atlas has been working alongside the UK based NGO Twin since 2014 on various gender equity and women’s coffee initiatives in Uganda and DR Congo.
CLAC has supported PROCAFEM in its gender equity work since 2015 and is currently planning more activities to help the cooperative and communities reach greater gender equality and inclusion.
CLAC is the Fairtrade network in Latin America and the Caribbean. Its mission is to represent and promote the interests, empowerment and development of its members and communities.
The Partnership for Gender Equity (PGE) is currently working in partnership with various coffee actors to address the issue of gender inequity in producing countries. This documentary is supporting the effort of PGE to raise awareness about this issue and what can be done.
To take action and to invest in practical gender work in origin through the initiative "Equal Origins" please visit the "Take Action" page.