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August 12, 2014

ECOM Foundation Awards Grant to Strengthen Programs

Grounds for Health is the grateful recipient of a two-year $45,000 grant award for the Development of Origin Resources from the ECOM Foundation. Since 2006, the ECOM Foundation has made a significant contribution to Grounds for Health’s programs through engaging ECOM staff in collaborative activities in Mexico, Tanzania, Nicaragua and Peru, and by providing financial...
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Two Weeks In – A note from the new Executive Director

It’s a great pleasure for me to write my first contribution to the Grounds for Health e-news. After a couple of months of steadily increasing anticipation, I finally began work in Waterbury on July 28th. It has been wonderful to meet all of the US-based staff and to begin the first of many long and...
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Ethiopia: A Welcoming to the Birthplace of Coffee

While it may be a known fact that Ethiopia is the birthplace of coffee, before I had travelled there in June with Grounds for Health I had many questions: would our partners be ready? What would the country be like? Would I even like the coffee? Arriving to Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa, meaning new flower, having taken...
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