Whether its through our farm direct coffees, doing mutually beneficial trade direct with coffee farms year on year, or the social projects in coffee growing nations, we aspire to have a social footprint that lasts a lot longer than the coffee we all enjoy drinking.
We are committed to doing business differently.
From day one we have always believed in giving back and this page captures briefly the history and projects of Ethical Addictions.
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Circumstances collide, opportunities open up and two friends buy half a tonne of coffee to see if they can make a difference, and make a business…
Our first visit to the Machare Farm that started a relationship that still exists today.
Support for our first project; Hydro electric power into Orera Village (near the Machare farm) means light into every home.
Mweka is a collection of small villages, including Orera and Manoshi, located on the slopes Mount Kilimanjaro.
A new direct trade relationship established with the Caixeta Family farm in Central Brazil. Wonderful coffee and wonderful people.
in Orera village, Tanzania. Help for farmers buying land and equipment.
More help with materials to build the central pulpery unit for communty work and coffee processing to add value to Orera villagers crop.
Supporting orphans in Uganda through life skills and vocational training opportunities.
Tree planting projects to help with reforestation and soil erosion.
A new relationship was formed with farmer Matti Foncha from the Boyo Hills.
Sponsoring UK social projects with funding and equipment.
Water project to pipe water into a village supplying 100 families who have never had clean running water before. Life-changing!!
Price matched £2k for Amigos charity who work in Uganda.
Our first visit to the Jacutinga Community, Brazil Farm Direct #5 Jacutinga.
The last water project went so well that we funded another water pipe installation in another village near the Machare farm.
We partnered with a primary school to help with their feeding project in Kigulya, Uganda.
Purchasing weighing scales and getting them calibrated by the government the Mweka villagers have the right tools for their work and keep more of their income in the village.
Funding raised beds for drying coffee in Jacuntinga community in Brazil, to invest in their work to continue producing exceptional coffee.
We helped fund a conservancy with wardens to protect deforestation for charcoal and crops, in partnership with other organisations and a local Maasi tribe.
For the first time ever, head bean Ian, is unable to visit farms due to Covid-19.
The Orera village had a very low harvest due to climate change. EA stepped in to ensure the children didn’t miss out on education despite limited income for families.
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