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Nyeri International Coffee Expo- how it went down

The coffee expo was held at Dedan KImathi University (Kamukunji grounds) in Nyeri county and was sponsored by Fair-trade Africa. It all went down on the 23rd and 24th of November 2017. Among the various stake holders in the coffee sector present was the Alliance of Women in Coffee (AWIC), who had a stand where… Continue reading Nyeri International Coffee Expo- how it went down

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My Awic Experience

My interaction with the women in coffee at Embu the other day was simply epic.     E- Empowering    P- Potential    I- Inspiring   C-Coffee Talking of Embu,a town where there are no tuktuks and a bodaboda ride costs 50 bob flat rate regardless of the distance as long as it is within the… Continue reading My Awic Experience

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Evening seems to have set in early today and the night is edging in rather fast. The sunrays form a magnificent pattern in the sky as the sun disappears into the horizon. It is undeniably a beautiful sunset view. One may wonder if the sun if has deliberately chosen to crown the day in some… Continue reading AT SUNSET

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Homestretch part 1

When going to the ‘place to be county’ , traveling via the Machakos country bus is hectic, but quite economical especially during those ‘hard economic times’. If you board a Nissan or better still are lucky enough to roll in your private machine, believe me you cannot understand, to you this is a tale of… Continue reading Homestretch part 1

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Today the daily post has prompted me to write this meaningless article. They must subscribe to the school of thought that ’change is as good as rest’. So, let me just go with the flow. By the time I run out of ideas I will know whether that school of thought is a good school… Continue reading meaningless.

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The coffee woman

As the cock crows early in the morning ,even without looking at her "mulika mwizi phone' mama Mboi knows it is five in the morning , time for her day to begin . She prepares Mboi and his siblings and sets them off for school. In their patched up otherwise clean uniform that sort of… Continue reading The coffee woman