the project

Coffee vs Gangs

a new opportunity for a group of young people in Honduras

For young Hondurans, gangs are a constant threat. Joining one may sometimes seem like the only option for survival. At Kenco, we want to make a difference, so we’re starting by offering a group of vulnerable young people a chance at a better life. By training them as coffee farmers, we’re offering an alternative to gangs and an opportunity for a new future.

Over the next 11 months, they’ll learn everything from the basics of coffee farming to running their own business. Starting in September, you’ll be able to meet the participants and follow their stories.

a new choice

in their own words

meet the people

News & Stories

The Telegraph

Preparing to Pitch

In sweltering Honduras, the participants in Kenco’s ground breaking Coffee vs Gangs project are preparing to pitch for the seed funding that they hope will kick off their future businesses once they have graduated from the scheme.

“This project is not just important, it’s everything to me,” explains one hopeful participant, Enrique. “I am working to support my family. I must keep going forward.”

If Enrique and his friends can put together watertight business plans, they will have a chance to change not only their own lives but those of their families and communities.

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By choosing Kenco, you’re already supporting Coffee vs Gangs, as well as our other grassroots projects in Honduras and beyond.

You can make an even bigger difference to our projects – including Coffee vs Gangs, coming soon – using your Kenco Rewards Club points. So if you’re not yet signed up, join now to collect points on your favourite Kenco products.

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