Natural forests capture carbon dioxide, increase biodiversity, and improve soil quality, providing ecosystem services that entire communities benefit from. For Ghana’s 800,000 cocoa-farming households… Read More
In October 2014, WCF announced the cocoa industry’s collective effort to support the fight against Ebola in West Africa. With support from its members, WCF raised more than $800,000 which has since been donated to two non-governmental organizations: Caritas, and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies.
Caritas is working in hard-hit communities by bringing food aid to people in quarantine in Guinea and Liberia, training community mobilizers, coordinating care for Ebola orphans in Sierra Leone, and more.
Learn more about its efforts to fight Ebola on the Caritas website.
- Caritas Update - November 4, 2014
- Caritas Update - November 5, 2014