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Colombia’s cocoa power!

Colombia’s cocoa power!

16 November 2023

In September, our Colombia team pulled off quite the feat, organizing the Festival del Cacao with the help of one of its financial partners! The Festival del Cacao brought together cocoa producers that SOCODEVI supports in the Putumayo region, one of four regions where the AGROEMPRENDE CACAO project operates in Colombia.

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Continuing to support rural Bolivian families

Continuing to support rural Bolivian families

16 November 2023

Set course for Bolivia, where SOCODEVI officially launched a tara development project in September called SAYARYI. Suzanne Mailhot, SOCODEVI’s chair and Promutuel Insurance representative, and Louis Marcotte, Ambassador of Canada to Bolivia and Peru, attended the project launch in person.

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Snail production as supplementary livelihood

Snail production as supplementary livelihood

18 September 2023

In Ghana, during a start-up visit to the Ashanti region to present the TogetHER project and solicit support in the community and from cooperatives, the SOCODEVI team met some women from the Onuado group, a village savings and loan association, who had started a small local snail farm, a chance to earn a stable income all year round.

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New initiative on Guatemala’s Lake Atitlan

New initiative on Guatemala’s Lake Atitlan

11 September 2023

SOCODEVI officially launched PRODISOL, its new project in Guatemala. This initiative will focus on improving the living conditions of women and young people working in the tourism sector.

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Together for the women of Ghana!

Together for the women of Ghana!

11 September 2023

The TohetHER project in Ghana is off and running! The launch event took place on March 29, in the presence of representatives of Global Affairs Canada and several players in the cocoa industry.

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An international event for gender equality

An international event for gender equality

11 September 2023

SOCODEVI was present at the 6th edition of Women Deliver, one of the world's leading conferences on gender equality, held in Kigali from July 17 to 20, 2023.

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Generating resilience through collective actions!

Generating resilience through collective actions!

6 June 2023

The resilience generated by collective actions and the cooperative model was at the heart of discussions at the event "Solidarity-based actions for the resilience of agri-food systems and smallholder farmers", held on May 31 at McGill University in the presence of the President of the United Nations' International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), Alvaro Lario.

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UV Insurance reaffirms its commitment to international cooperation with SOCODEVI

UV Insurance reaffirms its commitment to international cooperation with SOCODEVI

25 May 2023

UV Insurance will make a major donation of $100,000 for an inclusive economic development initiative in the tourism sector. Managed by SOCODEVI in Guatemala, the PRODISOL project aims to revitalize the cultural and natural heritage of the Lake Atitlán region.

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Beneva doubles down on SOCODEVI: Mutual aid and solidarity for vulnerable communities

Beneva doubles down on SOCODEVI: Mutual aid and solidarity for vulnerable communities

12 April 2023

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A wind of change for Burkina Faso!

A wind of change for Burkina Faso!

29 March 2023

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