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Of sipping and spitting

So lately I joined the sipping and spitting club! Let us say I am half way there, thanks to one phenomenal lady, Mbula Musau through Utake Coffee and Coffee Quality Institute . She is the first Q instructor in East Africa. Wait , did I just say East Africa? no, Africa.yes ,the first Q instructor in Africa .I asked… Continue reading Of sipping and spitting

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Fretting? a coffee

The attitude that I am trying  to pick of late is "no fretting..." Do not get it twisted though, I have always been a 'no fret' kind of person save for two things ; A constant stare-I do not like to feel people eyes on me...(working on it!) Slow traffic (how can I deal?) The… Continue reading Fretting? a coffee

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town and bits of coffee

Had it not been that someone was picking her up at the bus stage she would have alighted in the middle of the traffic and walked the remaining distance. More so she did not know her destination so all she could do was practise a little patience in the more often than not standstill traffic… Continue reading town and bits of coffee

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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



“tick tock” The clock ticks by . If she does not hurry up she will be late . Again!...and she cannot afford to be late. She has already learned her lesson , not the easy way so to say. Five minutes later she is in a cab riding to the airport. This driver is the… Continue reading THE AFRICAN CHILD narrative

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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