Chocolate on the Blockchain Changes Lives! #59

Released Wednesday, 12th June 2019
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In this week's podcast, we talk to Matt Whiteman, Partnership and Growth Manager for Choco4Peace. Choco4Peace supports constructing and sustaining peace in post-conflict regions through the empowerment of women, youth, and indigenous people in the cacao sector by providing access to markets, finance, capacity building, and technology. They are driven to create impact and measure our actions in alignment with 6 UN Sustainable Development Goals. In this week's podcast, we talk to Matt Whiteman, Partnership and Growth Manager for Choco4Peace. Choco4Peace supports constructing and sustaining peace in post-conflict regions through the empowerment of women, youth, and indigenous people in the cacao sector by providing access to markets, finance, capacity building, and technology. They are driven to create impact and measure our actions in alignment with 6 UN Sustainable Development Goals.
Choco4Peace is launching a campaign to fund its pilot project and grow the movement around peacebuilding in Colombia. They are partnering with Cacao 70, a premium chocolate maker in Montreal, using cacao grown by ex-cocaine producers and war victims in Tumaco, Colombia, the largest coca-producing region in the world.
Choco4Peace are offering a sponsorship opportunity with perks including:
• One hectare of fino de aroma cacao trees, cultivated in the Tumaco region by ex-cocaine producers and war victims (approximately 1,000 trees), including 3-5 varieties of fruit-bearing shade trees.
• 4 premium, 70% dark chocolate bars per person per year for four years, up to 400 bars total per year. 
• One hand-made wooden chocolate box per person (up to 100), to keep or give as a gift. Each box holds 4 bars (see photos, attached). 
• Trace the socioeconomic and environmental impacts of this plot of land using our blockchain platform.
• Photographs of the farmers cultivating the land, and regular updates on the project.
• Opportunity to display foundation logos on our website and platform, to be discussed.
• Includes shipping and handling.
• Cost per hectare: $28,000 USD
For further information, please do not hesitate to get in touch with Matt Whiteman, Partnership and Growth Manager on matt@choco4peace.org if there are any questions. 
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