U.S. NGO connects prosthetics and coffee in Latin America

06/24/2013 | Telegram & Gazette (Worcester, Mass.)

When the Massachusetts-based Polus Center for Social & Economic Development began providing prosthetic limbs for land-mine victims in Latin America, it discovered that many of them worked in the coffee industry. Polus, with funding from the U.S. State Department, Green Mountain Coffee and other coffee companies, established the Coffeelands Trust to provide prostheses, specialized wheelchairs and small grants to coffee and cattle farmers. The trust now operates in Colombia, Peru and Nicaragua.

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